sheading

noun shead·ing \ˈshēdiŋ\

Definition of sheading

plural

-s

  1. :  any of the six divisions into which the Isle of Man is divided for the purposes of civil jurisdiction and over which there is a coroner or chief constable appointed by the governor

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Origin and Etymology of sheading

Middle English sheding separation, division — more at shedding


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