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Noun: shearer  sheer-u(r)
  1. A workman who uses shears to cut leather, metal or textiles
  2. A skilled worker who shears the wool off sheep or other animals
Noun: Shearer
  1. Scottish ballet dancer and actress (1926-2006)
    - Moira Shearer

Derived forms: shearers

Type of: actress, dancer, professional dancer, skilled worker, skilled workman, terpsichorean, trained worker, working man, working person, workingman, workman

Encyclopedia: Shearer, Mark