Complete Definition of "shieling"

English

Etymology
From shiel.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈʃi:lɪŋ/

Noun
en-noun

  1. An area of summer pasture used for cattle, sheep etc.

#:*1997: The cattle at Mosfell were kept in a shieling, and Thordis stayed there while the Thing took place. — ‘Egil's Saga’, tr. Bernard Scudder, The Sagas of Icelanders (Penguin 2001, p. 182)

  1. A shepherd's hut or shack.

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