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sheepshearing

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noun sheep·shear·ing \ˈshēp-ˌshir-iŋ\

Definition of sheepshearing

  1. 1 :  the act of shearing sheep

  2. 2 :  the time or season for shearing sheep



1580

First Known Use of sheepshearing

1580


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