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shear

verb /ʃiə/ ( past tense sheared, past participle sheared, shorn /ʃoːn/)
to clip or cut wool from (a sheep)
esquilar
These sheep need shearing.
(past tense shorn) (often with off) to cut (hair) off
cortar
All her curls have been shorn off.
(past tense shorn) (especially with of) to cut hair from (someone)
cortar
He has been shorn (of all his curls).
to cut or (cause to) break
partir(se), romper(se)
A piece of the steel girder sheared off.
shears noun plural a cutting-tool with two blades, like a large pair of scissors
tijeras de esquilar, cizalla
a pair of shears.
(Definition of shear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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