Shire



noun
1.
one of the counties of Great Britain.
2.
the Shires, the counties in the Midlands in which hunting is especially popular.
noun
1.
one of an English breed of large, strong draft horses having a usually brown or bay coat with white markings.
noun
1.
a river in SE Africa, flowing S from Lake Malawi to the Zambezi River. 370 miles (596 km) long.
noun
1.

one of the British counties
(in combination): Yorkshire

2.
(in Australia) a rural district having its own local council
3.
See shire horse
4.
the Midland counties of England, esp Northamptonshire and Leicestershire, famous for hunting, etc
verb
1.
(transitive) (Ulster, dialect) to refresh or rest: let me get my head shired
noun
1.
a river in E central Africa, flowing from Lake Malawi through Malawi and Mozambique to the Zambezi. Length: 596 km (370 miles)

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