from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Shaped or finished by shearing, especially cut or trimmed to a uniform length.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shear.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used especially of fur or wool) shaped or finished by cutting or trimming to a uniform length
  • adjective having the hair or wool cut or clipped off as if with shears or clippers


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