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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English sceadan, from Germanic. Cognate with Dutch scheiden, German scheiden.

Verb

Infinitive
to shed

Third person singular
sheds

Simple past
shed

Past participle
-

Present participle
shedding

to shed (third-person singular simple present sheds, present participle shedding, simple past and past participle shed)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To part or divide.
    A metal comb shed her golden hair.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To pour; to make flow.
    I have shed the blood of our enemies.
  3. (transitive) To allow to flow or fall.
    I didn't shed many tears when he left me.
  4. (transitive) To radiate, cast, give off
    Can you shed any light on this problem?
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To cast off, to let fall, be divested of.
    When we found the snake, it was in the process of shedding its skin.
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Etymology 2

Old English scēad, from Germanic. Cognate with German Scheitel ‘hair parting’.

Noun

Singular
shed

Plural
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shed ({{{1}}})
  1. (obsolete) A distinction or dividing-line.
  2. (obsolete) A parting in the hair.
  3. (obsolete) An area of land as distinguished from those around it.
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Etymology 3

Variant of shade.

Noun

Singular
shed

Plural
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shed ({{{1}}})
  1. A small wooden construction to store tools.
  2. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) An automobile which is old, worn-out, slow, or otherwise of poor quality.
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