Shearer Shear"er, n. 1. One who shears. [1913 Webster]

Like a lamb dumb before his shearer. --Acts viii. 32. [1913 Webster]

2. A reaper. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Shearer — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alan Shearer (* 1970), englischer Fußballspieler Bobby Shearer (1931–2006), schottischer Fußballspieler und Fußballtrainer Cresswell Shearer (1874–1941), kanadischer Zoologe Harry Shearer (* 1943),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shearer — Shearer, Hugh Lawson …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shearer —   [ ʃɪərə], Moira, schottische Tänzerin, * Dunfermline 17. 1. 1926; gehörte 1942 52 dem Sadler s Wells Ballet an. Weltruhm erlangte sie durch den Ballettfilm »Die roten Schuhe« (1948), dem mit »Hoffmanns Erzählungen« (1951), »Peeping Tom« (1959;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shearer — A shearer is someone who shears, such as a sheep shearer.Additionally, Shearer is the surname of people:In sports*Alan Shearer, an English footballer *Bobby Shearer, a Scottish footballer *Dale Shearer, an Australian rugby league player *Duncan… …   Wikipedia

  • Shearer — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Shearer peut faire référence à : Alan Shearer, un footballeur anglais, Bobby Shearer, un footballeur écossais, Cresswell Shearer (1874 1941), un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shearer — Recorded as Shearer, Sherer, Sharer, Shirer, Shera (English and Scottish), Scherer, Scheerer, Scherrer (German), Sherer, Szerer (Polish and Ashkenasic), and possibly others, this is an occupational surname. It derives from the pre 7th century Old …   Surnames reference

  • shearer — UK [ˈʃɪərə(r)] / US [ʃɪrər] noun [countable] Word forms shearer : singular shearer plural shearers someone whose job is to cut the wool from sheep …   English dictionary

  • shearer — Cloth Cloth (kl[o^]th; 115), n.; pl. {Cloths} (kl[o^][th]z; 115), except in the sense of garments, when it is {Clothes} (kl[=o]thz or kl[=o]z). [OE. clath cloth, AS. cl[=a][thorn] cloth, garment; akin to D. kleed, Icel. kl[ae][eth]i, Dan.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shearer — /shear euhr/, n. Moira (Moira Shearer King), born 1926, British ballerina. * * * …   Universalium

  • shearer — shear|er [ˈʃıərə US ˈʃırər] n also sheep .shearer someone who cuts the wool off sheep …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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