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shorn

(shôrn)
v.
A past participle of shear
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As you cut off each stroke or strip of wool (known to shearers as a "blow") if the sheep is positioned right, each new blow adds weight to the shorn part of the fleece, helping it roll out of your way for the next blow.
They must be removed after the fleece has been shorn.
After you've shorn a few sheep, you will feel much more at ease about this.
After you've set the sheep on its rump, the belly is shorn first.
After the leg is shorn, we shear the twist wool, as far as we can, to the sheep's right buttock (which is the side lying on the board).
Once the center blow is shorn (Photo 8), we make another right beside it on the sheep's left side.
On Wednesday, more than 1,000 sheep will be shorn competitively beginning with juniors and intermediates.
He has shorn in seven countries across the world and has won countless shearing titles.
From this position, the sheep is shorn along her backbone and a few inches beyond, if possible.