Definition of sherd in English:

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sherd

Pronunciation: /ʃəːd/

noun

Another term for potsherd.
Example sentences
  • During the Iron Age, people continued to visit Grimes Graves and several excavations have produced pottery sherds, although, again, no settlements have yet been found.
  • In the midst of the Anglo-Saxon burials were two crouched Bronze Age burials, both adults, associated with sherds of Beaker pottery and a small bronze awl probably dating from about 2000 BC.
  • Within the border zone on the nearer side of the frontier, the haul of finds during an excavation might consist of two or three sherds of Roman pottery, a glass bead or fragment of a glass bangle, some iron fragments, and quernstones.

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