a shed for storing firewood
Slang to practice on a musical instrument so as to improve or perfect one's technical facility, develop ideas, etc.: said esp. of a jazz or rock musician
Origin of woodsheduncertain or unknown; perhaps from the notion that an isolated woodshed is fit for practicing
take someone to the woodshed
Informal to beat or severely punish or reprimand someone
A shed in which firewood is stored.
intransitive verbwood·shed·ded, wood·shed·ding, wood·sheds Slang
To practice on a musical instrument.
- trip to the woodshed
(third-person singular simple present woodsheds, present participle woodshedding, simple past and past participle woodshedded)