woodshed

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wood·shed

 (wo͝od′shĕd′)
n.
A shed in which firewood is stored.
intr.v. wood·shed·ded, wood·shed·ding, wood·sheds Slang
To practice on a musical instrument.
Idioms:
take (someone) to the woodshed
To reprimand or punish (someone).
trip to the woodshed
An instance of being reprimanded or punished.
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woodshed

(ˈwʊdˌʃɛd)
n
(Building) a small outbuilding where firewood, garden tools, etc, are stored
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wood•shed

(ˈwʊdˌʃɛd)

n., v. -shed•ded, -shed•ding. n.
1. a shed for storing wood for fuel.
v.i.
2. Informal. to practice a musical instrument assiduously and with a specific goal in mind: He's woodshedding for next week's show.
[1835–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodshed - a shed for storing firewood or garden tools
shed - an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
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Translations

woodshed

[ˈwʊdʃed] Nleñera f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

woodshed

[ˈwʊdʃɛd] nhangar m à boiswood stove woodstove [ˈwʊdstəʊv] (US) npoêle m à bois
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woodshed

[ˈwʊdˌʃɛd] nlegnaia
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Meanwhile, three generations have ploughed through Stella Gibbons'' rural opus, Cold Comfort Farm, being warned of "something nasty in the woodshed," joined, latterly, by those transfixed by the handheld camera spookiness of The Blair Witch Project.
These hunting fathers would have been very much at home in the pastoral landscapes conjured by Vaughan Williams' Fifth Symphony, music which veers between hints of something nasty in the woodshed and the utterly transforming visionariness of 'Pilgrim's Progress'.
Is there something wrong with me?" She was told that not enjoying sex was indeed unnatural, and might be caused by having been sexually abused, or seeing something nasty in the woodshed as a child.