Sheading Shead"ing, n. [From AS. sc[=a]dan, sce['a]dan, to separate, divide. See {Shed}, v. t.] A tithing, or division, in the Isle of Man, in which there is a coroner, or chief constable. The island is divided into six sheadings. [1913 Webster]

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