The sheep are shorn once per year with the fleece being sold to make wool products.
Shorn is the past tense of shear, which is defined as to shave or cut.
An example of shorn is a sheep that had its wool shaved off.
- No light shorn from above us.
- The Jewish expectation is thus considerably curtailed, as it is also shorn of its sensual attractions.
- The long hair is shorn every summer, and woven into a variety of stuffs used by the Arab for clothing himself and his family, and covering his tent.
- The nobility of France, keeping the most oppressive social and personal privileges, had been shorn of all political and even administrative power; the tyrants of the people were the slaves of the king.
- Shorn thus of his single ally, the emperor realized that the whole eastern land-frontier of France was open to invasion, from the North Sea to the Mediterranean.