Definition of Hirseling
1. hirsel [v] - See also: hirsel
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Literary usage of Hirseling
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1. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"Hirsel, among shepherds, means to arrange or dispose the sheep in separate flocks, and hirseling, the separating into flocks or herds ; sometimes written ..."
2. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"Store-farming has been improved. Summer hirseling is given up, and ewe-milking done away. The flocks, being left to wander wide and more at will ..."
3. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1809)
"By hirseling, they turn out more uniform in shape, size, and condition, but they acquire a dullness and inactivity which does not leave them till next ..."