sheepshearer


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sheep·shear·ing

 (shēp′shîr′ĭng)
n.
1. The act of shearing sheep.
2. The time or season when sheep are sheared.

sheep′shear′er n.
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sheepshearer

[ˈʃiːpˌʃɪərəʳ] N
1. (= person) → esquilador(a) m/f
2. (= machine) → esquiladora f
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The robotic sheepshearer and the floating bicycle failed to catch on, while Baxter's assertion in 1965 that paper pants would replace conventional underwear didn't quite come true either.
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