Etymology
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shearer (n.)

"a shearer of sheep," also "mower, reaper," perhaps also "barber;" by late 13c. as a surname (Matilda le Scherer), agent noun from shear (v.).

updated on August 14, 2022

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Definitions of shearer from WordNet
1
shearer (n.)
a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles;
shearer (n.)
a skilled worker who shears the wool off of sheep or other animals;
2
Shearer (n.)
Scottish ballet dancer and actress (born in 1926);
Synonyms: Moira Shearer
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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