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shire  

[1]  
      n  
1   
a    one of the British counties  
b    (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.  
     (Old English scir office; related to Old High German scira business)  
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shire horse  
      n   a large heavy breed of carthorse with long hair on the fetlocks,   (Often shortened to)    shire         
     (C19: so called because the breed was originally reared in the Shires. See shire1)  


Inverness-shire  
      n   (until 1975) a county of NW Scotland, now part of Highland  
Kinross-shire  
      n   a former county of E central Scotland: became part of Tayside region in 1975 and part of Perth and Kinross in 1996  
shire   [1]  
      n  
1   
a    one of the British counties  
b    (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.  
     (Old English scir office; related to Old High German scira business)  
shire   [2]  
      vb   tr     (Ulster)  
dialect   to refresh or rest  
let me get my head shired     
     (from Old English scir clear)  
Shiré  
      n   a river in E central Africa, flowing from Lake Malawi through Malawi and Mozambique to the Zambezi. Length: 596 km (370 miles)  
Shiré Highlands  
      pl n   an upland area of S Malawi. Average height: 900 m (3000 ft.)  

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shire   [2]  
      vb   tr     (Ulster)  
dialect   to refresh or rest  
let me get my head shired     
     (from Old English scir clear)  

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