Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shell, husk, or pod.
- To take the husks or pods off; shell.
- n. A hut or cottage used by shepherds, fishermen, sportsmen, or others as a temporary shelter while engaged in their several pursuits away from their own dwellings; also, a shelter for sheep on the hills during the night. Also shealing.
- To put under cover or shelter: as, to sheal sheep.
- n. UK, dialect, obsolete A shell or pod.
- n. A shieling
- v. To shell (remove husks, shells etc)
- v. To shelter under a shieling
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Scot. Same as sheeling.
- v. Scot. To put under a sheal or shelter.
- v. Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot. To take the husks or pods off from; to shell; to empty of its contents, as a husk or a pod.
- n. Obs. or Prov. Eng. A shell or pod.
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