Definition of Hirsels
1. hirsel [v] - See also: hirsel
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hirsels
Literary usage of Hirsels
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Hawick Tradition of 1514: The Town's Common Flag and Seal by R. S. Craig, Adam Laing (1898)
"They generally kept their hirsels near their several lands, which kept their hirsels from mixing, and when the hirsel of the Town of Hawick came to these ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1880)
"... owing to the impossibility of bringing; extra keep to the hirsels, or the hirsels to where it could be provided. The east coast comes next, ..."
3. The New Statistical Account of Scotland by Society for the Benefit of the Sons and Daughters of the Clergy (1845)
"All the sheep in the parish, except two hirsels, are of the Cheviot breed; the two hirsels alluded to are the black-faced or Linton breed. ..."
4. General Report of the Agricultural State, and Political Circumstances, of by Sir John Sinclair (1814)
"When the flock is so numerous as to admit of it, the sheep are kept in different hirsels, according to their age, and the males are separated from the ..."