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 wars with Cambodia continued with varying success for some 400 years, but Cambodia gradually lost ground and was finally shorn of several provinces, her sovereign falling entirely under Siamese influence.
- To understand phenomenal idealism in Germany is to discover what a narrow world is to be known from the transcendental idealism of Kant shorn of Kant's inconsistencies.