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woodshed

[woo d-shed] /ˈwʊdˌʃɛd/
noun
1.
a shed for storing wood for fuel.
verb (used without object), woodshedded, woodshedding.
2.
Slang. to practice a musical instrument assiduously and with a specific goal in mind:
He's woodshedding for next week's show.
Origin of woodshed
1835-1845
1835-45; wood1 + shed1
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woodshed

/ˈwʊdˌʃɛd/
noun
1.
a small outbuilding where firewood, garden tools, etc, are stored
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Word Origin and History for woodshed
n.

1844, from wood (n.) + shed (n.). Sometimes a euphemism for "outhouse." Figuratively, as the place for private punishment, 1907, American English colloquial.

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Slang definitions & phrases for woodshed

wood-pussy

noun

A skunk; a polecat (1920s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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