Definition of Sheeling

1. n. A hut or small cottage in an exposed or a retired place (as on a mountain or at the seaside) such as is used by shepherds, fishermen, sportsmen, etc.; a summer cottage; also, a shed.



Definition of Sheeling

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of shieling) ¹

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Definition of Sheeling

1. sheel [v] - See also: sheel

Medical Definition of Sheeling

1. A hut or small cottage in an expessed or a retired place (as on a mountain or at the seaside) such as is used by shepherds, fishermen, sportsmen, etc.; a summer cottage; also, a shed. Alternative forms: sheel, shealing, sheiling, etc. Origin: Icel. Skjl a shelter, a cover; akin to Dan. & Sw. Skjul. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheeling

shedhands
shedless
shedlike
shedloads
shedrow
shedrows
sheds
shedsful
shee
sheebeen
sheek kebab
sheek kebabs
sheel
sheeled
sheeling (current term)
sheels
sheely
sheen
sheene
sheened
sheeney
sheeneys
sheenful
sheenie
sheenier
sheenies
sheeniest
sheening
sheenly

Literary usage of Sheeling

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1. The Book of a Hundred Houses: A Collection of Pictures, Plans and by Stone and company (1902)
"... a Seaside Playhouse BY ELIZABETH N. PERKINS In the very name of the sheeling (Scotch for shelter), a wee cot just outside the town of Plymouth, ..."

2. The Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson (1844)
"Thereafter the king sat down to table with all the others; and when he was satisfied he asked if there was any other sheeling on the other side of the steep ..."

3. Poems of Places by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1876)
"Lough sheeling. ST. PATRICK'S FIRST CONVERTS. THE legend here versified, almost literally, is one of the oldest episodes in Irish history. , MORN on the ..."

4. A Year in Europe by Joseph Cross (1859)
"two cup coffee, no more, and I pay eight sheeling! ... of Eliphaz the Temanite, and full twice as tall, and I heard a voice saying, " Eight sheeling ! eight ..."

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