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Main Entry: 1shed
Pronunciation: primarystressshed
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): shed; shed·ding
1 : to keep out : REPEL <raincoats shed water>
2 a : to cause (blood) to flow from a cut or wound b : to pour forth in drops <shed tears> c : to give off or out <the sun sheds light and heat>
3 a : to cast (as a natural covering) aside <a snake sheds its skin> b : to let fall (as leaves)
4 : to rid oneself of : DISCARD <shed extra pounds>
- shed·der noun

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