sheepshearing

sheepshearing

[sheep-sheer-ing]
noun
1.
an act or instance of shearing sheep.
2.
the time or season of shearing sheep.

Origin:
1580–90; sheep + shearing

sheepshearer, noun
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sheepshearing (ˈʃiːpˌʃɪərɪŋ)
 
n
1.  the act or process of shearing sheep
2.  the season or an occasion of shearing sheep
3.  a feast held on such an occasion
 
'sheepshearer
 
n

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