Definition of Sheepwalk

1. Noun. Farm devoted to raising sheep.

Exact synonyms: Sheeprun
Generic synonyms: Farm
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland



Definition of Sheepwalk

1. Noun. Land given to pasturing of sheep, smaller than a sheep-run. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheepwalk

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheepwalk

sheepshaggers
sheepshank
sheepshanks
sheepshead
sheepshead porgy
sheepsheads
sheepshearer
sheepshearers
sheepshearing
sheepshearings
sheepskin
sheepskin coat
sheepskins
sheepwalk (current term)
sheepwalks
sheepy
sheer
sheer(a)
sheered
sheerer
sheerest
sheering
sheerleg
sheerlegs
sheerly
sheerness
sheernesses
sheers

Literary usage of Sheepwalk

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

1. Dublin Quarterly Journal of Science by Samuel Haughton (1865)
"sheepwalk, Armagh. TJ Mr. Carroll thinks rather C. ... sheepwalk. Armagh. TJ No. 62.—Collema ? Glengariff, near the sea. ..."

2. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Donald Moore, Thomas Rowland Powel (1902)
"The southern branch runs from the redoubt nearly due southwards, in alignment with the north to south course of Wanton Dyke, through Old Hall sheepwalk and ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by John Leycester Adolphus, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1838)
"Lord Den- man CJ Nothing can be more ambiguous than the word " sheepwalk."] John Wilson, RV Richards, and W- M. James, contra. The defendants claimed on ..."

4. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant: Embracing the by John Neilson Taylor (1873)
"... plough, sow, manure, and cultivate the demised premises (except the rabbit-warren and sheepwalk), in a regular and due course of husbandry, according to ..."

5. English Local Government from the Revolution to the Municipal Corporations by Sidney Webb (1908)
"... sowed last spring shall be mowed for and hay to Park Hill; and Great Oxenden to be sheepwalk, and all the grass seeds besides after they are mowed, ..."

6. The American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1904)
"... plough, sow, manure, and cultivate the demised premises (except the rabbit-warren and sheepwalk), in a regular and due course of husbandry, according to ..."

7. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1872)
"That not less than one-fourth of the land (not including sheepwalk) is under tillage; 3. That they are held (a) by a tenant-farmer paying a bona-fde rent ..."

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