Definitions

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  • n. A shepherd's hut or shieling.
  • n. A cottage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sheeling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as sheal, sheal.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Moscow is among Iran's chief weapons suppliers, and the S-300s were viewed as critical in shiel ding Iran from air attacks.

    U.S. Opens Window for Iran Talks

  • 'I shall,' said Yos-shiel, 'although I would be grateful if you could stay beside me while I do the deed.'

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • 'It is a little like pork, I am told,' said Yos-shiel.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • Yos-shiel looked into the man's small, round eyes.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • As Yos-shiel had reported, the woman was very beautiful, and moved with a grace that stirred the King's blood.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • Soldiers manned the ramparts of the stockade and Yos-shiel considered asking them for help in dealing with Cris-yen.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • Yos-shiel pushed his thin fingers through his thick white hair, and stared out of the window at the quay, where men were loading supplies on to one of the three barges he would send down to Zir-vak after dusk.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • Yos-shiel closed the books, cleaned the quill pen, and followed them.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • Tell me, Yos-shiel, of the last time the sun shone. '

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • Yos-shiel sold them for gold and water, in the vain hope that one day gold would be a viable currency once more.

    Ironhand's Daughter

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