Definition of Shieling

1. n. A hut or shelter for shepherds of fishers. See Sheeling.



Definition of Shieling

1. Noun. An area of summer pasture used for cattle, sheep etc. ¹

2. Noun. A shepherd's hut or shack. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shieling

1. shealing [n -S] - See also: shealing

Medical Definition of Shieling

1. A hut or shelter for shepherds of fishers. See Sheeling. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shieling

shieldless
shieldlike
shieldmaiden
shieldmaidens
shieldman
shieldmen
shieldrake
shieldrakes
shields
shieldsman
shieldsmen
shieldtail
shieldtails
shieldwise
shieled
shieling (current term)
shielings
shiels
shier
shiers
shies
shies away
shies away from
shiest
shiesty
shife
shift gears
shift key

Literary usage of Shieling

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1. The Cruise of the Betsey: Or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous by Hugh Miller (1860)
"... Gorgons, and Chimeras " —Exploration and Discovery pursued — The Midway shieling—A Celtic Welcome — Return to the Yacht—"Array of Fossils new to Scotch ..."

2. Christopher in His Sporting Jacket by John Wilson (1901)
"... but their offspring are rarely allowed to get full-fledged in spite of the rifle always lying loaded in the shieling. But in the days of our boyhood ..."

3. A History of the County of Inverness (Mainland) by James Cameron Lees (1897)
"... A shieling ON BEN ALDER—THE CAGE AND ITS INMATES—HEARS OF THE ARRIVAL OF TWO FRENCH VESSELS IN ..."

4. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"... shieling,— Bugle and battle-drum, Bid chief and vassal come! Bravely our bagpipes the pibroch are pealing. Men of the mountains—descendants of heroes ! ..."

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