- a pasture
- a shepherd's rude hut or cottage
Origin of shielingfrom Scottish shiel, shieling ( from Middle English schele, a shelter, akin to Old Norse skjol, ultimately from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)keu-, to cover from source house, hide) + -ing
- A shepherd's hut.
- A mountain pasture used in the summer.
Origin of shielingFrom Scots shiel hut from Middle English schele possibly from Old English scēla probably of Scandinavian origin ; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.
From shiel, from Old Norse skjÃ³l (“shelter, cover") . Akin to Danish skjul (“cover").