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shear

verb /ʃiə/ ( past tense sheared, past participles sheared shorn /ʃoːn/)
to clip or cut wool from (a sheep)
tondre
These sheep near shearing.
(past tense shorn
couper
often with off) to cut (hair) off: All her curls have been shorn off.
(past tense shorn
couper
especially with of) to cut hair from (someone): He has been shorn (of all his curls).
to cut or (cause to) break
(se) cisailler
A piece of the steel girder sheared off.
shears noun plural a cutting-tool with two blades, like a large pair of scissors
cisailles
a pair of shears.
(Definition of shear from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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