Definition of


  1. (adj, all) having the hair or wool cut or clipped off as if with shears or clippers
    naked as a sheared sheep

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Synonyms of Shorn


Origin of the word Shorn

  1. "shaven," pp. of shear (q.v.), from O.E. scoren. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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