shear·​ling ˈshir-liŋ How to pronounce shearling (audio)
: skin from a recently sheared sheep or lamb that has been tanned and dressed with the wool left on

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web To top it all off, Something Navy created a reversible knee-length coat that's made of faux shearling and suede. Sarah Byron, Peoplemag, 27 Oct. 2022 The supermodel opted for the tan teddy version of the sandal, which features a shearling footbed for a cozy feel. Claire Harmeyer,, 12 June 2022 The brand’s best-selling B-3 Bomber jacket, for one, is made of rich Nappa leather and lined with plush shearling, one of the most insulating materials out there. Barry Samaha, Robb Report, 29 Sep. 2022 Just add a slouchy beanie and shearling-lined boots. Halie Lesavage, Harper's BAZAAR, 28 Sep. 2022 Jones is moving the brand away from its heritage fur and focusing instead on Silvia Venturini Fendi’s handbags, which use shiny leather, canvas and shearling. Colleen Barry, ajc, 21 Sep. 2022 Kaia Gerber and Reese Witherspoon also own some of the brand's other styles that are lined with plush shearling. Alex Warner,, 4 Apr. 2022 What's more, the suede exterior has been pretreated to keep stains away while the shearling and UGGplush interior offers cozy comfort. Eva Thomas,, 28 Feb. 2022 The entire iconic silhouette is adorned with supremely plush genuine shearling. Alex Warner,, 4 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shearling was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Shearling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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