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OTHER WORDS FROM shearedun·sheared, adjective
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Definition for sheared (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), sheared, sheared or shorn, shear·ing.
verb (used without object), sheared, sheared or shorn, shear·ing.
- scissors of large size (usually used with pair of).
- any of various other cutting implements or machines having two blades that resemble or suggest those of scissors.
Origin of shear
OTHER WORDS FROM shearshear·er, nounshear·less, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH shearshear sheer
Example sentences from the Web for sheared
There are sheared mink jackets with trailing trains that have been laser-cut so the fur looks almost like lace.Chanel, Armani, and Givenchy Present Their Haute-Couture Collections in Paris|Robin Givhan|July 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Pleasant Valley boys and girls learned how wool is made into cloth after it has been sheared from the sheep.Clothing and Health|Helen Kinne
At any rate, he lay very quiet until he was all sheared, and they let him run out into the yard.Bobby of Cloverfield Farm|Helen Fuller Orton
After the floods it had sprung up to pine forests, and these in their turn had been sheared away by man.Wayside Courtships|Hamlin Garland