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1. A young sheep that has been sheared once.
2. The tanned skin of a sheared sheep or lamb, with the short wool still attached.
3. A synthetic material that resembles shearling.


1. (Agriculture) a young sheep after its first shearing
2. (Tanning) the skin of such an animal


(ˈʃɪər lɪŋ)

1. a yearling sheep that has been shorn once.
2. the skin of a recently shorn sheep or lamb, tanned with the short wool still on it.
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At the annual show and sale of Jacob & Ryeland sheep, judged by Charlie Reid, Glencorrie, Dufftown the overall champion Jacob was awarded to Adam Christie, Birchfield, Midtown of Glass with his ram lamb which realised 300gn and the overall champion Ryeland was awarded to E Simmons, Ruthven Farm, Kirkmichael with her shearling ram which realised 240gn.
Shearling Tup - 1 James Common & Son; 2 R H Paton, Castle Crawford, Biggar; 3 R J Menzies & Co.
ABOVE: Burton slim fit stretch suit, now PS79 (was PS150); chocolate suedette bomber jacket, now PS35 (was PS49) RIGHT: Next grey zip-through funnel neck top, PS32 SHEARLING JACKET A battered brown biker fits the season's Seventies mood but a matte black jacket has more matching potential.
ABOVE RIGHT: River Island red tartan scarf, PS15 ABOVE LEFT: Topman grey and orange grid woven scarf, PS16 SHEARLING JACKET A battered brown biker fits the season's Seventies mood but a matte black jacket has more matching potential.
Top price on the day was a stretchy Texel shearling from D & P Heppell of Golden Lands Farm, Stanhope which sold for 420 guineas to K Cator of Stobb House Farm, Brandon Village.
Accredited Section - Top price in the Texel section was a shearling from W Dunlop & Son, Elmscleugh selling at PS1200 to Colin Little, East Bracklinn.
Charollais A HOME-BRED shearling from Geoff and Bridget Probert topped the Charollais trade at 4,000gns.
BELTEX sheep topped at 3,100gns for a shearling ram at Welshpool's Welsh Premier show and sale last week.
For a classic investment, buy beige or tan shearling - it will go with almost everything in your wardrobe.
The Shearling Polartec Fleece and Tidal Polartec midlayer fleece, for both men and women, offer breathable warmth and comfort.
Timeless, stylish wardrobe essentials in luxurious fabrics, this season tones of blackcurrant, emerald green and grey, luxe leather and shearling detail are all expected to be key, while highlights of the range include the leather biker jacket, the shearling collar coat, and the textured purple knit jumper.
Hunger Games star Jennifer, 25, keeps her look casual with a shearling coat, ripped jeans and grey trainers.