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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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HEXHAM October 12 The North of England Branch of the Blackface Sheep Breeders Association held its Annual Ram Sale at Hexham Auction Mart with an entry of 275 Shearlings and 33 Ram Lambs.
It was one of the best runs of shearlings we have brought to Builth," said Dewi.
Another of their shearlings sold for 1,000 guineas.
The Leather Project X station, at 237 Lafayette, will offer a rotating selection of fine European leathers in various colors, textures and finishes, as well as a range of shearlings, long and short, straight and curly, muted and fluorescent.
Champion pen of shearlings, from JA & R Geldard realised pounds 285/head when selling to A Hughes, Caernarfon.
Recently, the Searle collection has taken a new direction by including, with its own signature sportswear, coats, and shearlings, selections from different contemporary designers, lingerie, accessories, and shoes.
The show lambs and shearlings were expertly judged by I Swallow, Pidgeoncote Farm, who awarded J & K Metcalf & Son, Park House Farm with the Mule Gimmer Championship and C Bell, The Pry 1st place for his Mule Shearlings.
Standing reserve was Glenda Hughes, Ffridd, Nantlle, with her Black Welsh mountain shearlings.
Averages Shearlings (494) to pounds 500, av pounds 156; Ewe lambs (312) to pounds 170, av pounds 101; Ewes (45) to pounds 120, av pounds 111; Rams (61) to 4,700gns, av pounds 742.
Mr Rees' pen of seven shearlings forward averaged 5,485 guineas.
Now, although the shearlings and coats are still there, all five stores will have a representation of new look.
Breeding sheep season is upon us and they are holding up well, the best this week Mule Shearlings from E Davison, South Park Farm made PS128.