Shieling

A shieling (àirigh, kavos), also spelt sheiling, sheeling, and shealing, is a hut, or collection of huts, once common in a wild or lonely place in the hills and mountains of Scotland and northern England. The word also refers to a mountain pasture used for the grazing of cattle in summer. ==Etymology== The term shieling is mainly Scottish, origin...
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Shieling

• (n.) A hut or shelter for shepherds of fishers. See Sheeling.
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Shieling

Shiel'ing noun A hut or shelter for shepherds of fishers. See Sheeling . [ Scot.]
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Shieling

sometimes called a shiel Shielings are temporary summer settlements used in the Medieval period especially by shepherds grazing their flocks on upland pastures, as part of transhumance. They are usually roughly rectangular buildings with two portions built in stone. The name shieling occurs in various place-names, such as Shiel-on-theWall, Northumb...
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