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[sheer-er] /ˈʃɪər ər/
Moira (Moira Shearer King) 1926–2006, British ballerina. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And how good the pannikin of tea was, and the Shearer's bun!

    Tiny Luttrell Ernest William Hornung
  • Just enough and nae mair, like Janet Howie's Shearer's meat.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • A Shearer reaches into a small corral behind him and pulls out a sheep.

    Textiles William H. Dooley
  • Whenever a Shearer cuts the skin of a sheep he calls out ‘Tar!’

    The Land of the Kangaroo Thomas Wallace Knox
  • Then he had a chance to intimate quietly to Shearer that he wanted a word with him alone.

    The Blazed Trail Stewart Edward White

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