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shieling

[shee-ling] /ˈʃi lɪŋ/
noun, Scot.
1.
a pasture or grazing ground.
2.
a shepherd's or herdsman's hut or rough shelter on or near a grazing ground.
Also, shealing, shiel.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; shiel + -ing1
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shieling

/ˈʃiːlɪŋ/
noun (mainly Scot)
1.
a rough, sometimes temporary, hut or shelter used by people tending cattle on high or remote ground
2.
pasture land for the grazing of cattle in summer
Word Origin
C16: from Middle English shale hut, of unknown origin
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