Noun(1) a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county(2) British breed of large heavy draft horse
(1) Sessions of the shire court were held under the jurisdiction of the Commissioners for each circuit.(2) In three out of ten questions asked, Wiltshire was top of all shire counties in England.(3) "This has been interpreted as a precursor to the demise of the three shire counties.(4) Plans to revive traditional shire county names has received a favourable response in Westmorland.(5) But this is what took place two years ago in the heartland of England's shires .(6) The English shires will disappear and another bit of our heritage will be lost.(7) It looks like it's been written by a teenage girl from the shires .(8) Its average member is 65 years old - mainly wealthy retirees concentrated in the rural Shires .(9) To have the tally-hoes of the English shires coming in droves to Ireland's hunting counties would severely disrupt the relationship between the hunts and the landowners.(10) The shires are up in arms, with many staging a campaign of passive resistance, only prepared to pay reasonable inflation-linked increases to their bills.(11) True, you will have to charm the decrepit blimps and blue rinses from the shires into voting for you.(12) In the bar you might find yourself standing next to a TV personality, a Bristol barrister, an Italian actress or land-owning couple from the shires .(13) Chaps who came double-barrelled in girth as well as surname, their powerbases were in the shires and they had had a good war.(14) Our fellow guests, two couples from the Shires , join us and soon the house party is in full swing.(15) But no matter what the perspective - from shocked reader from the shires to shrill debunker from the radical left - no one ever seems to say exactly what it is they're objecting to.(16) Meanwhile, he's enjoying the English shires - Essex and Leicester.
(1) shire horse :: shire perd
1. shire horse ::
Different Formsshire, shires
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