What does sheepshearing mean?

Definitions for sheepshearing
ˈʃipˌʃɪər ɪŋsheepshear·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sheepshearingnoun

    the time or season when sheep are sheared

  2. sheepshearingnoun

    a festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared

  3. sheepshearingnoun

    act of shearing sheep


  1. sheepshearingnoun

    The act of shearing sheep.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sheepshearingnoun

    The time of shearing sheep; the feast made when sheep are shorn.

    Etymology: sheep and shear.

    There happening a solemn festivity, such as the sheepshearings used to be, David begs some small repast. South.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sheepshearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sheepshearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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    an impression that something might be the case
    • A. arborolatry
    • B. leaven
    • C. hunch
    • D. wavering

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