1. подсобный рабочий в стригальне (подбирает и сортирует обрезки руна)
2. перен. мелкий воришка; тж. piece-picker; picker-up, fleecy

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • fleece-picker — /ˈflis pɪkə/ (say flees pikuh) noun 1. → piece picker. 2. NZ → picker up (def. 1). Also, fleecy …  

  • fleece — n. & v. n. 1 a the woolly covering of a sheep or a similar animal. b the amount of wool sheared from a sheep at one time. 2 something resembling a fleece, esp.: a a woolly or rough head of hair. b a soft warm fabric with a pile, used for lining… …   Useful english dictionary

  • picker-up — /pɪkər ˈʌp/ (say pikuhr up) noun 1. Also, picker. a shearing hand who gathers the fleece from the floor and puts it on the sorting table. 2. → sweeper (def. 2) …  

  • picker-up — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun (plural pickers up) : one who picks up (as bits of information or articles to be transported or cleared away); specifically : one who picks up a fleece from the shearer and tosses it on the sorting table * * * picker upˈ noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fleece-oh — /ˈflis oʊ/ (say flees oh) noun → piece picker …  

  • piece-picker — /ˈpis pɪkə/ (say pees pikuh) noun a woolshed hand who takes skirtings from the roller and sorts them into varieties defined by the classer. Also, fleece picker …  

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  • fleecy — /ˈflisi/ (say fleesee) adjective (fleecier, fleeciest) 1. covered with, consisting of, or resembling a fleece or wool: *the quiet heavens, across which a procession of fleecy clouds sailed aimlessly –frederick j. thwaites, 1935. –noun Also,… …  

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