One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A roofed structure giving temporary shelter from rain, typically in a school playground.‘in winter we huddled in the draughty shelter shed’
- ‘Stop sneaking smokes behind the shelter shed.’
- ‘Surely this ludicrous activity should be restricted to behind the shelter shed where it belongs.’
- ‘Teenagers were regularly drinking outside the shelter sheds at the marina.’
- ‘He'd tried to burn down the shelter shed.’
- ‘She arrived early in order to be first behind the shelter shed for a smoke before school.’
- ‘You're behind the shelter shed, surrounded by the worst of your school's thugs, menacing and closing in.’
- ‘She'd go coy but would be only too eager to accompany him to the rear of the shelter-shed.’
- ‘There's a single shelter shed per playground, with boys and girls lavatories.’
- ‘The new parish centre consists of the multi purpose hall, three classrooms, a shelter shed and a toilet block.’
- ‘If there were a respectable shelter-shed at the mine, the men would not use it.’
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