shed

[ US /ˈʃɛd/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈɛd/ ]
VERB
  1. get rid of
    shed your clothes
    he shed his image as a pushy boss
  2. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    our dog sheds every Spring
  3. cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    spill the beans all over the table
  4. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
    spill blood
    shed tears
    God shed His grace on Thee
ADJECTIVE
  1. shed at an early stage of development
    the caducous calyx of a poppy
    most amphibians have caducous gills
NOUN
  1. an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
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How To Use shed In A Sentence

  • In this edition, such mistakes are corrected, and the original errata slips are also published.
  • Warner wrote from Egypt expressing sympathy for their unfurnished state of affairs, but added, "I would rather fit out three houses and fill them with furniture than to fit out one 'dahabiyeh'. Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete
  • Two years later she was omitted from the European squad that relinquished the trophy in Minnesota.
  • Brandt was the impresario who had discovered Carly Simon and unleashed the Rolling Stones on America.
  • The residents are mostly impoverished families who survive by collecting recyclable garbage.
  • An established order of seeing, of understanding, of ruling, is simply exploded - the Modernist spirit asserts itself.
  • In the early hours of New Year's Day, she said, Webb visited her home and smashed windows in her front door.
  • He admitted killing her but denied murder on the grounds of diminished responsibility and loss of control. Times, Sunday Times
  • 'If he _has not fulfilled_ his promise to write,' but 'If he _did not write_ as he undertook to do' ([Greek: _egrapsen huposchomenos_]); nor 'If he _has commenced and finished_,' but 'If he _commenced and finished_' ([Greek: _arxamenos sunetelese_]). A Reply to Dr. Lightfoot's Essays
  • Another category of vessels and flatware was distinguished by the use of precious stones or exotic materials, such as coral, mother-of-pearl, or coconut shell.
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