Definition of Sheerlegs

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of shear legs) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheerlegs

1. [n]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheerlegs

sheepshearings
sheepskin
sheepskin coat
sheepskins
sheepwalk
sheepwalks
sheepy
sheer
sheer(a)
sheered
sheerer
sheerest
sheering
sheerleg
sheerlegs (current term)
sheerly
sheerness
sheernesses
sheers
sheerwater
sheerwaters
sheesh
sheesha
sheet-erosion
sheet-metal
sheet-metal work
sheet-metals
sheet-piling

Literary usage of Sheerlegs

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

1. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect edited by [Anonymus AC02767386] (1900)
"On the southern division of the wharf frontage will shortly be placed a pair of steel sheerlegs, with a hoist of 27 ft., and capable of lifting 75 tons, ..."

2. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect edited by [Anonymus AC02767386] (1896)
"There have also been several ships steamed at the sheerlegs, including the ss Romsdalen, built by Messrs. Gray & Co. to the order of Messrs. ..."

3. Notes on Docks and Dock Construction by Charles Colson (1906)
"I Small sheerlegs, fitted with blocks and falls, were erected 'midships, with a sufficient ... The pile suspended from the sheerlegs was then lowered ..."

4. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect (1894)
"The ss Rounton was also steamed at the sheerlegs, and returned to the yard of Messrs. Wm. Gray & Co. The ss Repton was taken on a trial trip, and proceeded ..."

5. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect (1898)
"... and two others in the plating nnd commencing stages, respectively. At the sheerlegs there is being fitted out the fine steamer ..."

6. Steamships and Their Machinery from First to Last by John Wilton Cuninghame Haldane (1893)
"complete, until ready for taking down and transferring by instalments, as required, to the sheerlegs in : 10. The Yard, where they are lifted on board the ..."

7. The Engineering Index by John Butler Johnson, Association of Engineering Societies, Henry Harrison Suplee, Johannes H. Cuntz, Charles Buxton Going (1892)
"sheerlegs, t2o-Ton, at Clydebank ship building-yard. Brief description, illus trated. with details of construction. E. &• M. Jour., Feb. ..."

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