Definition of Sheal

1. n. Same as Sheeling.



2. v. t. To put under a sheal or shelter.

3. v. t. To take the husks or pods off from; to shell; to empty of its contents, as a husk or a pod.

4. n. A shell or pod.

Definition of Sheal

1. Noun. (UK dialect obsolete) A shell or pod. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheal

1. shealing [n -S] - See also: shealing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheal

she could be his mother
shea
sheading
sheadings
sheaf
sheafed
sheafier
sheafiest
sheafing
sheafless
sheaflike
sheafs
sheafy
sheal (current term)
shealed
shealing
shealings
sheals
shear
shear-cake
shear-cakes
shear centre
shear fields
shear flow
shear legs
shear rate
shear strength
shear stress

Literary usage of Sheal

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

1. The Step-mother: A Tale by George Payne Rainsford James (1846)
"He sheat the king, he sheat de Parliament, be sheal everybody. He be vooe grand imposture." "Perfectly, Sir John," replied the earl: "I have heard a good ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United by Elijah Paine, Thomas Whitney Waterman (1856)
"Patten. of the South sheal of Nantucket; and secondly, as to George's Bank. With respect to the former, he states that on all the old charts published prior ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"To sheal the sheep, to put them under cover.—Jam. ON. skjol, shelter, protection ; skyla, ... To sheal. To sheal milk, to separate the parts, to curdle it. ..."

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