- an act or instance of shearing sheep.
- the time or season of shearing sheep.
Origin of sheepshearing
1580–90; sheep + shearing
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for sheepshearing
- the act or process of shearing sheep
- the season or an occasion of shearing sheep
- a feast held on such an occasion