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Noun

Singular
woodshed

Plural
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  1. An enclosed, roofed structure, often an outbuilding, used primarily to store firewood.
  2. (informal) A place where punishments or reprimands are administered.
    • 1907, "Latin President's Plot May Disarrange the Central American Peace Plans," New York Times, 11 Nov.,
      The State Department is incensed, and if this conference fails it will be the woodshed for three Central American presidents.

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Verb

Infinitive
to woodshed

Third person singular
woodsheds

Simple past
woodshedded

Past participle
-

Present participle
woodshedding

to woodshed (third-person singular simple present woodsheds, present participle woodshedding, simple past and past participle woodshedded)
  1. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To practice or rehearse using a musical instrument.

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