Sheel"ing (?), n. [Icel. skjl a shelter, a cover; akin to Dan. & Sw. skjul.]

A hut or small cottage in an expessed or a retired place (as on a mountain or at the seaside) such as is used by shepherds, fishermen, sportsmen, etc.; a summer cottage; also, a shed.

[Written also sheel, shealing, sheiling, etc.] [Scot.]


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