from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A year-old sheep that has been sheared once.
- n. The skin of a shearling or of a newly sheared sheep or lamb, tanned and with the wool on.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sheep that has been shorn for the first time
- n. A sheepskin or lambskin that has gone through a limited shearing process so that the fibers are of uniform depth
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sheep but once sheared.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sheep of one shear, or that has been once shorn.
Sheepskin, or at least shearling, is all the rage right now.
And my Old Navy "shearling" boots carried me through the recent Manhattan snowfests in style.
Or type "shearling" into the search box at www.asos.com Dec 23.
Midway through Ralph Lauren's runway show Thursday morning, a model wearing a luxurious black moir é cocoon coat trimmed with shearling, a black sable embroidered evening dress and a black velvet peep-toe sandal with a black lacquer heel stepped on stage and held a pose for a beat or two before walking down the runway.
Until this season, when designers seem to have gone sheepskin-mad – or at least shearling-mad, which is sheepskin with the wool trimmed to a uniform length.
Jaime Chard Rather than exotic skins, Ms. Kroell made these $395 Dax Gabler pouches from shearling and textured patent leather.
Kurt Wilberding/The Wall Street Journal A mustard patent shearling coat with a waxed leather top and leather/viscose knit pants.
Mileage may vary on which scene is better, but you cannot deny that Bateman still looks hot in a shearling denim jacket.
PETER STIGTER & JONAS GUSTAVSSON Etro showed a collection that was more somber, but more luxe, than past years, with fur and shearling coats and gilets .
Steve McQueen Everett Collection Steve McQueen, 1968 The Look : Blue Steel shawl collars, turtlenecks, flat-front khakis, dungarees, shearling coats, windbreakers.