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(n.) A kind of wooden shoe worn by the peasantry in France, Belgium, Sweden, and some other European countries.
(n.) A thick, circular disk of wood, to which the cartridge bag and projectile are attached, in fixed ammunition for cannon; also, a piece of soft metal attached to a projectile to take the groove of the rifling.


Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)


(n.) A person sanctified; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and virtue; any true Christian, as being redeemed and consecrated to God.
(n.) One of the blessed in heaven.
(n.) One canonized by the church.
(v. i.) To act or live as a saint.
(v. t.) To make a saint of; to enroll among the saints by an offical act, as of the pope; to canonize; to give the title or reputation of a saint to (some one).


(n.) A rapid in some rivers; as, the Sault Ste. Marie.


(adv.) In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly.
(n.) Scantness; scarcity.
(superl.) Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment.
(superl.) Sparing; parsimonious; chary.
(v. i.) To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants.
(v. t.) To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of necessaries.
(v. t.) To cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to curtail.


(n.) That which, issuing from a body, affects the olfactory organs of animals; odor; smell; as, the scent of an orange, or of a rose; the scent of musk.
(n.) Specifically, the odor left by an animal on the ground in passing over it; as, dogs find or lose the scent; hence, course of pursuit; track of discovery.
(n.) The power of smelling; the sense of smell; as, a hound of nice scent; to divert the scent.
(v. i.) To have a smell.
(v. i.) To hunt animals by means of the sense of smell.
(v. t.) To perceive by the olfactory organs; to smell; as, to scent game, as a hound does.
(v. t.) To imbue or fill with odor; to perfume.


(a.) Of or pertaining to the island Scio (Chio or Chios).
(n.) A native or inhabitant of Scio.


(v. i.) To walk fast; to go quickly; to run hastily away.


United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858)
British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)
United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
Award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)


(n.) A swift sailing boat.
(n.) A projecting rock.
(n.) A person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one employed in war to gain information of the movements and condition of an enemy.
(n.) A college student's or undergraduate's servant; -- so called in Oxford, England; at Cambridge called a gyp; and at Dublin, a skip.
(n.) A fielder in a game for practice.
(n.) The act of scouting or reconnoitering.
(v. i.) To go on the business of scouting, or watching the motions of an enemy; to act as a scout.
(v. t.) To reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to scout an idea or an apology.
(v. t.) To observe, watch, or look for, as a scout; to follow for the purpose of observation, as a scout.
(v. t.) To pass over or through, as a scout; to reconnoiter; as, to scout a country.


(n.) An hermaphrodite.
(v. i.) To rake; to search.
(v. t.) To scratch.


(n.) Writing; document; scroll.


(n.) A gridle. See 1st Seint.


(n.) The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow.
(n.) The long handle of a spear or similar weapon; hence, the weapon itself; (Fig.) anything regarded as a shaft to be thrown or darted; as, shafts of light.
(n.) That which resembles in some degree the stem or handle of an arrow or a spear; a long, slender part, especially when cylindrical.
(n.) The trunk, stem, or stalk of a plant.
(n.) The stem or midrib of a feather.
(n.) The pole, or tongue, of a vehicle; also, a thill.
(n.) The part of a candlestick which supports its branches.
(n.) The handle or helve of certain tools, instruments, etc., as a hammer, a whip, etc.
(n.) A pole, especially a Maypole.
(n.) The body of a column; the cylindrical pillar between the capital and base (see Illust. of Column). Also, the part of a chimney above the roof. Also, the spire of a steeple.
(n.) A column, an obelisk, or other spire-shaped or columnar monument.
(n.) A rod at the end of a heddle.
(n.) A solid or hollow cylinder or bar, having one or more journals on which it rests and revolves, and intended to carry one or more wheels or other revolving parts and to transmit power or motion; as, the shaft of a steam engine.
(n.) A humming bird (Thaumastura cora) having two of the tail feathers next to the middle ones very long in the male; -- called also cora humming bird.
(n.) A well-like excavation in the earth, perpendicular or nearly so, made for reaching and raising ore, for raising water, etc.
(n.) A long passage for the admission or outlet of air; an air shaft.
(n.) The chamber of a blast furnace.


(v. t.) In general, a large, broad piece of anything thin, as paper, cloth, etc.; a broad, thin portion of any substance; an expanded superficies.
(v. t.) A broad piece of cloth, usually linen or cotton, used for wrapping the body or for a covering; especially, one used as an article of bedding next to the body.
(v. t.) A broad piece of paper, whether folded or unfolded, whether blank or written or printed upon; hence, a letter; a newspaper, etc.
(v. t.) A single signature of a book or a pamphlet;
(v. t.) the book itself.
(v. t.) A broad, thinly expanded portion of metal or other substance; as, a sheet of copper, of glass, or the like; a plate; a leaf.
(v. t.) A broad expanse of water, or the like.
(v. t.) A sail.
(v. t.) An extensive bed of an eruptive rock intruded between, or overlying, other strata.
(v. t.) A rope or chain which regulates the angle of adjustment of a sail in relation in relation to the wind; -- usually attached to the lower corner of a sail, or to a yard or a boom.
(v. t.) The space in the forward or the after part of a boat where there are no rowers; as, fore sheets; stern sheets.
(v. t.) To furnish with a sheet or sheets; to wrap in, or cover with, a sheet, or as with a sheet.
(v. t.) To expand, as a sheet.


Obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Shend, for shendeth.
(imp. & p. p.) of Shend
(v. t.) To shend.


(v. t.) To divide; to distribute; to apportion.
(v. t.) To change the place of; to move or remove from one place to another; as, to shift a burden from one shoulder to another; to shift the blame.
(v. t.) To change the position of; to alter the bearings of; to turn; as, to shift the helm or sails.
(v. t.) To exchange for another of the same class; to remove and to put some similar thing in its place; to change; as, to shift the clothes; to shift the scenes.
(v. t.) To change the clothing of; -- used reflexively.
(v. t.) To put off or out of the way by some expedient.
(v. t.) The act of shifting.
(v. t.) The act of putting one thing in the place of another, or of changing the place of a thing; change; substitution.
(v. t.) Something frequently shifted; especially, a woman's under-garment; a chemise.
(v. t.) The change of one set of workmen for another; hence, a spell, or turn, of work; also, a set of workmen who work in turn with other sets; as, a night shift.
(v. t.) In building, the extent, or arrangement, of the overlapping of plank, brick, stones, etc., that are placed in courses so as to break joints.
(v. t.) A breaking off and dislocation of a seam; a fault.
(v. t.) A change of the position of the hand on the finger board, in playing the violin.


(n.) A loose under-garment for the upper part of the body, made of cotton, linen, or other material; -- formerly used of the under-garment of either sex, now commonly restricted to that worn by men and boys.
(v. t. & i.) To cover or clothe with a shirt, or as with a shirt.


Alt. of Shistose