Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the six administrative districts into which the Isle of Man is divided.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tithing, or division, in the Isle of Man, in which there is a coroner, or chief constable. The island is divided into six sheadings.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the Isle of Man, a riding, tithing, or division in which there is a coroner or chief constable. The isle is divided into six sheadings.

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Examples

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  • Tas, #43m thanks for sheading some light in my dark little closet.

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  • For hauing wherof, our Lord did put into the head of my vmercifull father to send thee vnto me, and truly I will bestow some teares vppon thee, although I was determined to die, without sheading any teares at all, stoutlie, not fearefull of any thinge.

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  • And that passing by Lions one aduertised him of the infortunate chaunce of the Duchesse, whom if he thought to be innocent of the crime whereof she was accused, he would defend her to the sheading of the last drop of his bloude.

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  • The glory of your auncestours and predecessours, acquired and wonne by sheading of so much bloud, kepte by so great prudence, conserued by so happy counsell, haue they no representation, or shew before your face?

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  • Then the Coroner of the premier sheading began to recite the same titles in Manx.

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  • The economy is still sheading jobs and reality we will never return to the period of yester years.

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  • Prime Minister Harper is doing great or Iggy's staff wouldn't be pressing thumbs down on alll the articles sheading good items.

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  • The linebackers have trouble sheading block, which is crucial to the 3-4.

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