beshear

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bischeren, from Old English bescieran, besceran ‎(to shear, shave, cut hair, give the tonsure), equivalent to be- ‎(around, off, away) +‎ shear.

Verb[edit]

beshear ‎(third-person singular simple present beshears, present participle beshearing, simple past beshore or besheared, past participle beshorn or besheared)

  1. (transitive) To shear or shave all around; shear all over.