from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Act of shearing sheep.
- n. A feast at the time of sheep-shearing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of shearing sheep.
- n. The time of shearing sheep; also, a feast made on that occasion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared
- n. act of shearing sheep
- n. the time or season when sheep are sheared
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As with Cymbeline, there is a musical and dancing extravaganza, this time at the Bohemian sheep-shearing.
The odds stacked against it, in the form of God, suffering, hard work, male competitiveness and sheep-shearing, seem too great to be overcome.
A group of New Zealand sheep shearers think that sheep-shearing might make a good Olympic sport.
It's as though the 72-year-old author had just popped out of a ripening cornfield to take a sniff at the sheep-shearing contest going on behind her.
I must protest and say that my husband's name was not always Sherman, but originally "Shereman", related to the "Clothier" family, associated with sheep-shearing and clothing.
Bergstein and the poet-composer Mattityahu Shelem (1904 – 1975), who were members of this group, helped to create a festival to celebrate the end of the sheep-shearing.
Together, they created ceremonies for nature and labor festivals, of which the sheep-shearing festival at Bet Alfa was the first.
Judah will pass as he comes back happy and horny (and maybe tipsy) from a sheep-shearing festival.
I wuld like to have an exact description -length, size, blade size, if is removable or not, and is ther 2 loops or 1 loop at the end- and information about the traditional polish sheep-shearing scissors.
I forgot that the sheep-shearing festival was this weekend.