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Dictionary definition for: Shed

1. (n) an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage

2. (v) get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss" "shed your clothes"

3. (a) shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills" "the caducous calyx of a poppy"

4. (v) pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears" "spill blood" "God shed His grace on Thee"

5. (v) cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"

6. (v) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "out dog sheds every Spring"

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