sheepwalk


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sheepwalk

(ˈʃiːpˌwɔːk)
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(Agriculture) chiefly Brit a tract of land for grazing sheep
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Noun1.sheepwalk - farm devoted to raising sheep
farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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The sun was setting, but its glories were at the other side of the house; for this window looked eastward, where the landscape of sheepwalks and pasture land was sobering at the approach of darkness.
But good society, floated on gossamer wings of light irony, is of very expensive production; requiring nothing less than a wide and arduous national life condensed in unfragrant deafening factories, cramping itself in mines, sweating at furnaces, grinding, hammering, weaving under more or less oppression of carbonic acid, or else, spread over sheepwalks, and scattered in lonely houses and huts on the clayey or chalky corn-lands, where the rainy days look dreary.
This is from the Sheepwalk Road to Barnfield Road which completed years of investment in the A501.
It was worn by a member of Co-create, a collective of eco-designers from west Wales, during a fashion show of woollen items on the event's Sheepwalk stage.
There are refreshments from a range of artisan food producers and entertainment from the quirky fashion show, the Sheepwalk, which gives exhibitors the chance to show off their creations.
SHEEPWALK AMY (Race 2) should return to winning ways having been dropped in grade.
Harbinson, of Sheepwalk Road in Stoneyford, had used his position as a senior member of the band to groom his victim in 2009.
Sheepwalk George (900gns), Rich Gould (900gns) and Zara One (800gns) completed the spree, and the trainer said: "We were happy with what we got and I think they'll improve with a bit of work.
LEFT: Sheepwalk exhibitors RIGHT: Linda Robinson with an example of the Burial Cloud woollen coffin TOP: Helpers stuff and sew up cushions on the Woolsack stand
43 (480m): Mill Chico (11), Branxton Pickle (10), Pontop Purdy (5), Black Elegance (W) (3), Sheepwalk Jones (scr), Rabbit's Cage (scr).
In days long past the upland was a vast sheepwalk supporting the now extinct Cotswold breed of sheep.
The harvest of memory will come up abundantly, as the seed falls up and down life; the shadow of the familiar form glides over the landscape; the old field-path recalls him; and the warm homestead, the meadow stile, the windy sheepwalk, the gray church tower, the wrangling daw in the quarry,--each is dear and each has a voice, as having been seen with him and by him.