(Austral & NZ) a large sheep farm Also called run
[sheeps-woo l] /ˈʃipsˌwʊl/ noun 1. wool sponge.
noun 1. a wingless, bloodsucking, dipterous insect, Melophagus ovinus, that is parasitic on sheep.
noun, British. 1. a tract of land on which sheep are pastured. noun 1. (mainly Brit) a tract of land for grazing sheep
adjective, sheerer, sheerest. 1. transparently thin; diaphanous, as some fabrics: sheer stockings. 2. unmixed with anything else: We drilled a hundred feet through sheer rock. 3. unqualified; utter: sheer nonsense. 4. extending down or up very steeply; almost completely vertical: a sheer descent of rock. 5. British Obsolete. bright; shining. adverb 6. clear; completely; quite: […]