1) A regional equivalent of shearling, that is a sheep that has been once shorn.
1545 x yowes and sherynges, Westerdale
1570 sex score wethers ... lxxvj sheringes, South Cave
1582 lxxx wedders and wedder shearinges, South Cave
1617 two sheering shepe viz one gimber and one tuppehogge, Aughton
1642 Ewes are such as have beene twice shorne ... after that they are once shorne they are called gimmer shearings ... yett is it a custome with many ... sheep-men to clowte their shearings to hinder them from tuppinge, Elmswell
1686 24 shearings bought of Ric Wharton 7s 6d apiece, Conistone.