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sheepwalk

[sheep-wawk]
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noun British.
  1. a tract of land on which sheep are pastured.

Origin of sheepwalk

First recorded in 1580–90; sheep + walk
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Examples from the Web for sheepwalk

Historical Examples

  • New Lanark would still have been a sheepwalk, and Greenock a fishing hamlet.

    The History of England from the Accession of James II.

    Thomas Babington Macaulay

  • No road, not even a sheepwalk, connected his lonely dwelling with the abodes of men.


British Dictionary definitions for sheepwalk

sheepwalk

noun
  1. mainly British a tract of land for grazing sheep
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