Definition of Sheaving
1. sheave [v] - See also: sheave
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheaving
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Literary usage of Sheaving
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Special Assistant Poor Law Commissioners on the Employment of by Great Britain Poor Law Commissioners (1843)
"Wages in winter and spring I0d. a-day, in hay-time 1*.; the sheaving wheat averages from 9*. to 11s. per acre; oats from 5s. to 6s.; a man and his wife, ..."
2. British Farmer's Magazine (1852)
"A machine for reaping, and at the same time sheaving, corn; was invented in the year 1822, by Mr. Henry Ogle, a schoolmaster at Ren- nington near Alnwick, ..."
3. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1915)
"When he roamed along Where the lads were sheaving, They would heed his happy song, And, their sickles leaving, Follow him, the mad-eyed rover, ..."