from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as sheal, sheal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Scot. A sheeling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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


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  • 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

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

    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

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

    Ironhand's Daughter

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

    Ironhand's Daughter

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

    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

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

    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


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