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  1. woodshednoun

    a shed for storing firewood or garden tools


  1. woodshednoun

    An enclosed, roofed structure, often an outbuilding, used primarily to store firewood.

  2. woodshednoun

    A place where punishments or reprimands are administered.

  3. woodshedverb

    To practice or rehearse using a musical instrument.


  1. woodshed

    A woodshed is a small building or structure used for storing firewood or timber, usually located outdoors or in the backyard of a house. It protects the wood from moisture and other weather elements, allowing it to cure and dry out for use as fuel. The term 'woodshed' is often used metaphorically, for example, in music practice, signifying a place of learning or improvement.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of woodshed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of woodshed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of woodshed in a Sentence

  1. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    Governors aren't about foreign policy, they're about trade, which is exactly what I've done and many other great governors have done across the country, why would we be giving one of our highest honors, an official state visit, to a country that has been involved in something that directly has attacked our own government? It just doesn't make any sense. If anything, we should be taking them to the woodshed on this issue, not to the White House.

  2. Michael James:

    Shoot first, ask questions later. That's the mentality of technology investors right now, any disappointment is being taken out to the woodshed.

  3. I. F. Stone:

    The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    A abhor
    B abide
    C render
    D affront

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