Definition of Shearlings

1. Noun. (plural of shearling) ¹



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Definition of Shearlings

1. shearling [n] - See also: shearling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shearlings

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

Literary usage of Shearlings

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1. Modern American Tanning: A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Leather (1910)
"If the shearlings are dry they should be soaked in salt water for 24 hours ... Fresh shearlings are better if soaked in salt water, as the wool will be less ..."

2. Sheep Farming in America by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1912)
"LINCOLN shearlings. Lacking the dash of the cowboys, they have greater capacity for enduring discomfort and fatigue. There are every year wonderful things ..."

3. Sheep Farming in America by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1905)
"LINCOLN shearlings The shearers are roving groups of men, as needs must be, possessed of iron muscles and great deftness of hand. ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1865)
"Mr. W. Chaplin, of Tathwell, had 16 shearlings offered by Mr. Briggs, but we were unable to obtain the full result. Mr. Walesby, near Wragby, ..."

5. British Farmer's Magazine (1874)
"In short, as the Tamers are with the Leicesters, so is Brown, of Marham, with the Cotswolds, taking all the prizes for shearlings, two for old rams, ..."

6. British Farmer's Magazine (1861)
"The shearlings, 50 in number, were a remarkably even and fine lot, ... The averages for he shearlings was 102. within a fraction, the two-shears Wl. s., ..."

7. British Farmer's Magazine (1869)
"The first sale for this season was held at Coates, when 40 shearlings from ... Mr. Burroughes gave the highest prico for shearlings ; for one he gave £10, ..."

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