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sheep shearing

noun [C or U] uk   us  
the act or occasion of cutting the wool of sheep
Translations of “sheep shearing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 剪羊毛(修剪羊毛的動作或場合)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剪羊毛(修剪羊毛的动作或场合)…
(Definition of sheep shearing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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