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shearling

[sheer-ling] /ˈʃɪər lɪŋ/
noun
1.
Chiefly British. a yearling sheep that has been shorn once.
2.
short wool pulled from such a sheep.
3.
the skin from a recently shorn sheep or lamb, tanned with the wool still on it.
Origin of shearling
1350-1400
First recorded in 1350-1400, shearling is from the Middle English word scherling. See shear, -ling1
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shearling

/ˈʃɪəlɪŋ/
noun
1.
a young sheep after its first shearing
2.
the skin of such an animal
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