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teg

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[ teg ]
/ tɛg /
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noun
Animal Husbandry.
  1. a two-year-old sheep that has not been shorn.
  2. the wool shorn from such a sheep.
Chiefly British. a two-year-old doe.
British Dialect. a yearling sheep.
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Origin of teg

First recorded in 1520–30; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for teg

teg
/ (tɛɡ) /

noun
a two-year-old sheep
the fleece of a two-year-old sheep

Word Origin for teg

C16: of unknown origin
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