MoiraMoira Shearer King, 1926–2006, British ballerina. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of shearer

Historical Examples of shearer

  • That because I was dumb, I lay like a lamb before the stroke of the shearer?

    Ernest Linwood

    Caroline Lee Hentz

  • Just enough and nae mair, like Janet Howie's shearer's meat.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • Whenever a shearer cuts the skin of a sheep he calls out ‘Tar!’

    The Land of the Kangaroo

    Thomas Wallace Knox

  • I know, and I don't give a shearer's curse for it, so don't you fancy I care.

    Colonial Born

    G. Firth Scott

  • There is no use in struggling, for our great Shearer, if he means to shear, will do it.

    Talks To Farmers

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon