clipping time

1) The summer period in the farming year when sheep were clipped.

1454 Item for the floks att klyppynge gangynge ou’ the pastour by iij yere, xs, Fountains Abbey

1550 vj yowes with vj lambes to be payed at clipping tyme next, South Cave

1591 and then were removed into Tanfeild parishe and there renewed and lambed and remained until clippinge tyme, Aldborough

1642 from lambinge time ... till clippinge time, which is aboute midsummer, Elmswell.

dates 1454 1550 1591 1642

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