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From earlier *sċǣp [ʃæːp], from Anglo-Frisian *skǣp [skæːp], from West Germanic *skāp, from Proto-Germanic *skēpą. Cognate with Old Frisian skēp (West Frisian skiep), Old Saxon skāp (Low German Schaap), Old Dutch *skāp (Dutch schaap), Old High German scāf (German Schaf).

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sċēap n

  1. sheep
    sċēap sċieran — to shear a sheep

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