Definition of Shorn. Meaning of Shorn. Synonyms of Shorn

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Definition of Shorn

Shorn
Shear Shear, v. t. [imp. Shearedor Shore;p. p. Sheared or Shorn; p. pr. & vb. n. Shearing.] [OE. sheren, scheren, to shear, cut, shave, AS. sceran, scieran, scyran; akin to D. & G. scheren, Icel. skera, Dan. ski?re, Gr. ???. Cf. Jeer, Score, Shard, Share, Sheer to turn aside.] 1. To cut, clip, or sever anything from with shears or a like instrument; as, to shear sheep; to shear cloth. Note: It is especially applied to the cutting of wool from sheep or their skins, and the nap from cloth. 2. To separate or sever with shears or a similar instrument; to cut off; to clip (something) from a surface; as, to shear a fleece. Before the golden tresses . . . were shorn away. --Shak. 3. To reap, as grain. [Scot.] --Jamieson. 4. Fig.: To deprive of property; to fleece. 5. (Mech.) To produce a change of shape in by a shear. See Shear, n., 4.
Shorn
Shorn Shorn, p. p. of Shear.

Meaning of Shorn from wikipedia

- called a shearer. Typically each adult sheep is shorn once each year (a sheep may be said to have been "shorn" or "sheared", depending upon dialect). The...
- international fame in 2004, after he avoided being caught and shorn for six years. Merinos are normally shorn annually, but Shrek apparently hid in caves, avoiding...
- follows Chris Faulkner as he starts his new job as a junior executive at Shorn ****ociates, working in their Conflict Investment division where the company...
- more common ones are denoted as rnu (Rowett nude), fz (fuzzy), and shn (shorn). Rowett nudes, first identified in 1953 in Scotland, have no thymus. The...
- A Judas goat leading a herd of shorn wool sheep....
- extremely fine wool, which is very expensive because the animal can only be shorn every three years and has to be caught from the wild. When knitted together...
- Merino ram who gained international fame in September 2015 after being shorn of a record amount of wool in Canberra, Australia. Chris was named after...
- national religion or preferring one to another, but laws do not have to be shorn of morality and history to be declared constitutional. They apply Lemon...
- their incongruous context of humiliation, and I for my part wish to stand, shorn of all special distinctions, by the side of my country men." In 1919, he...
- woollen coats of a domestic sheep or long-haired goat, especially after being shorn Polar fleece, a type of polyester fabric Fleece jacket, a lightweight casual...
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