Definition of Shearling

1. n. A sheep but once sheared.



Definition of Shearling

1. Noun. A sheep that has been shorn for the first time ¹

2. Noun. (Chiefly American English) A sheepskin or lambskin that has gone through a limited shearing process so that the fibers are of uniform depth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shearling

1. [n -S]

Shearling Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Shearling Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shearling

shearbill
sheard
sheards
sheared
sheared flow
shearer
shearers
shearfree
shearing
shearings
shearleg
shearlegs
shearless
shearlike
shearling (current term)
shearlings
shearman
shearmen
shears
sheartail
sheartails
shearwall
shearwalls
shearwater
shearwaters
sheas
sheat
sheatfish
sheatfishes

Literary usage of Shearling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1880)
"shearling Earn Ram of any other age Pen of Five shearling Ewes, ... 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 134 shearling Bam 20 10 136 Pen of Five shearling Ewes, ..."

2. British Farmer's Magazine (1865)
"First prize and two silver medals for shearling wethers, second prize for shearling wethers; first prize, silver medal, and second prize for wethers above ..."

3. British Farmer's Magazine (1877)
"Pen of five shearling ewes, of the same flunk. First prize, £15, J. Pears; second, £10, T. Cartwright; third, £5 R. Wright. ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1853)
"SHROPSHIRE OR OTHER GREY AND BLACK- FACED SHEEP. '. Foster's pen of shearling ewes« Mr. J. Gillett'a ram*, Mr. 8. Meire' ewe»*, and Mr. PIGS. ..."

5. British Farmer's Magazine (1855)
"Pens of five shearling Ewes of the ssme Sod. First prize of 20!. to Henry Lugar, of Hen«rave, Bury St. Edmonds ; second of 102. to Lord ..."

6. British Farmer's Magazine (1869)
"Pen of flve shearling Ewes.—First prize, £10, A. Bell, Gar- rigell, Alston, Cumberland; second of £3, .1. Irving. Reserve and commended: J. Atkinson, ..."

7. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1883)
"Pen '.tf Leicesters*, 1 ram not over 5 shears, 3 ewes, 2 shears and not over 7 shears, 3 shearling ewes, ami 3 ewe lambs, Canadian bred, W. Whitelaw, Dom. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Shearling

Search for Shearling on Dictionary.com!Search for Shearling on Thesaurus.com!Search for Shearling on Google!Search for Shearling on Wikipedia!

Search