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Shabbetai Tzevi
born July 23, 1626, Smyrna, Ottoman Tur. died 1676, Dulcingo, Alb. False Jewish messiah. He studied the mystical learning of the Kabbala and at age 22 proclaimed himself the ...
shabbily
See shabby. * * *
shabbiness
See shabbily. * * *
Shabbos
Shab·bos (shäʹbəs) n. The Sabbath.   [Yiddish shabes, from Hebrew šabbāt. See Sabbath.] * * *
shabby
—shabbily, adv. —shabbiness, n. /shab"ee/, adj., shabbier, shabbiest. 1. impaired by wear, use, etc.; worn: shabby clothes. 2. showing conspicuous signs of wear or neglect: ...
shabby-genteel
—shabby-gentility /shab"ee jen til"i tee/, n. /shab"ee jen teel"/, adj. trying to maintain dignity and self-respect despite shabbiness. [1745-55] * * *
Shabeelle River
in Ethiopia Shebele River River, eastern Africa. It rises in the Ethiopian Highlands and flows southeast through the arid Ogaden Plateau. After crossing into Somalia, it ...
Shabelle
Sha·bel·le (shā-bĕlʹē, shə-) or She·be·le (shē-bāʹlē, shə-) A river, about 1,609 km (1,000 mi) long, of northeast Africa rising in central Ethiopia and flowing ...
Shabestarī, Saʿd od-Dīn Maḥmūd
▪ Islamic mystic born c. 1250, , Shabestar, near Tabrīz, Iran died c. 1320, , Tabrīz       Persian mystic whose poetic work Golshan-e rāz (The Mystic Rose Garden) ...
Shabonee
▪ Potawatomi chief also spelled  Shabbona   born c. 1775, near Maumee River [Ohio, U.S.] died July 17, 1859, Morris, Ill., U.S.       Potawatomi Indian chief, hero of ...
shabu-shabu
sha·bu-sha·bu (shäʹbo͞o-shäʹbo͞o) n. A Japanese dish of thin slices of meat and vegetables cooked at table in a simmering pot of broth, then dipped into any of various ...
shabunder
▪ Malayan official also spelled  Shabandar,  Persian  Shāhbandar,        in the Malay states, the official who supervised merchants, controlled the port, and ...
Shabuoth
Seph. Heb. /shah vooh awt"/; Ashk. Heb. /sheuh vooh"ohs, -euhs/, n. Judaism. Shavuoth. Also, Shabuot. * * *
Shacharith
Ashk. /shahkh"rddis/; Seph. /shah khah rddeet"/, n. Hebrew. Shaharith. Also, Shacharit, Shacharis. * * *
Shache
/shah"chue"/, n. Pinyin. a city in W Xinjiang Uygur, in W China, in a large oasis of the Tarim Basin. Also, Soche. Also called Yarkand, Yarkend. * * *
shack
shack1 /shak/, n. 1. a rough cabin; shanty. 2. Informal. See radio shack. v.i. 3. shack up, Slang. a. to live together as husband and wife without being legally married. b. to ...
shack-tapping
/shak"tap'ing/, n. Canadian Informal. the making of house-by-house visits to canvass. * * *
shacket
/shak"it/, n. Chiefly Rhode Island. a yellowjacket or hornet. [orig. uncert.] * * *
shackle
—shackler, n. /shak"euhl/, n., v., shackled, shackling. n. 1. a ring or other fastening, as of iron, for securing the wrist, ankle, etc.; fetter. 2. a hobble or fetter for a ...
shackler
See shackle. * * *
Shackleton
/shak"euhl teuhn/, n. Sir Ernest Henry, 1874-1922, English explorer of the Antarctic. * * *
Shackleton Ice Shelf
▪ Antarctica       sheet of floating ice bordering Queen Mary Coast, Antarctica, on the Indian Ocean. It was discovered and named for Ernest Shackleton, the British ...
Shackleton, Derek
▪ 2008 “Shack”        English cricketer born Aug. 12, 1924, Todmorden, Yorkshire, Eng. died Sept. 27, 2007, Canford Magna, Dorset, Eng. was one of the most ...
Shackleton, Sir Ernest Henry
born , Feb. 15, 1874, Kilkea, County Kildare, Ire. died Jan. 5, 1922, Grytviken, South Georgia British explorer. In 1901 he joined Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to the ...
Shackleton, Sir Nicholas John
▪ 2007       British geologist (b. June 23, 1937, London, Eng.—d. Jan. 24, 2006, Cambridge, Eng.), was a pioneer in the study of paleoclimatology and in the ...
Shackleton,Sir Ernest Henry
Shack·le·ton (shăkʹəl-tən), Sir Ernest Henry. 1874-1922. British explorer who led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic and wrote Heart of the Antarctic (1909). * * *
shacko
shack·o (shăkʹō, shāʹkō, shäʹ-) n. Variant of shako. * * *
shackup
/shak"up'/, n. Slang. an instance of shacking up: The census people counted both marriages and shackups. [1945-50; n. use of v. phrase shack up] * * *
shacky
/shak"ee/, adj., shackier, shackiest. run-down; dilapidated: a shacky old place. [SHACK + -Y1] * * *
shad
/shad/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) shad, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) shads. 1. a deep-bodied herring, Alosa sapidissima, of Europe and North America, that ...
shadberry
/shad"ber'ee, -beuh ree/, n., pl. shadberries. 1. the fruit of a shadbush. 2. the plant itself. [1795-1805, Amer.; shad (perh. dial. shad cool spot, OE scead SHADE, shelter) + ...
shadblow
shad·blow (shădʹblō') n. See shadbush. * * *
Shadbolt, Maurice
▪ New Zealander author in full  Maurice Francis Richard Shadbolt  born June 4, 1932, Auckland, New Zealand died October 10, 2004, Taumarunui       New Zealander ...
Shadbolt, Maurice Francis Richard
▪ 2005       New Zealand author (b. June 4, 1932, Auckland, N.Z.—d. Oct. 10, 2004, Taumarunui, N.Z.), was celebrated for historical novels about his native country. ...
shadbush
/shad"boosh'/, n. 1. the serviceberry, Amelanchier canadensis. 2. any of various other species of Amelanchier. Also called shadblow /shad"bloh'/. [1810-20, Amer.; shad (see ...
shadchan
Yiddish, Ashk., Eng. /shaht"kheuhn/; Seph. /shaht khahn"/, n., pl. shadchanim Yiddish.,Ashk. /shaht khaw"nim/; Seph. /shaht khah neem"/, Eng. shadchans. Yiddish and ...
Shaddai
/shah duy"/, n. Hebrew. the Almighty; God. Also, Shadai. * * *
shaddock
/shad"euhk/, n. pomelo. [1690-1700; named after Captain Shaddock, 17th-century Englishman who brought the seed to the West Indies from the East Indies] * * * ▪ plant also ...
shade
—shadeless, adj. —shadelessness, n. /shayd/, n., v., shaded, shading. n. 1. the comparative darkness caused by the interception or screening of rays of light from an object, ...
shade cloth
a covering made of cloth or plastic, esp. one used to control the amount of sunlight to which plants are exposed. Also, shadecloth. * * *
shade deck
Naut. 1. a light deck supported by stanchions. 2. the space below this, open at the sides. [1890-95] * * *
shade tree
a tree planted or valued for its shade. [1800-10, Amer.] * * *
shade-grown
/shayd"grohn'/, adj. Hort. grown in the shade, esp. in artificial shade, as under a cloth. [1905-10, Amer.] * * *
shaded
—shadedness, n. /shay"did/, adj. Print. noting or pertaining to an ornamented type in which a thin white line appears along one edge of each of the main strokes of a ...
shader
See shade. * * *
shadetree
shade tree n. A tree planted chiefly to provide shade from sunlight. * * *
shadfly
/shad"fluy'/, n., pl. shadflies. mayfly (def. 1). [1830-40, Amer.; so called because they hatch at the time of year when shad are running] * * *
Shādhilī, ash-
▪ Muslim mystic in full Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn ʿAbd Allāh ash-Shādhilī born 1196/97, Ghumàra, near Ceuta, Mor. died 1258, Humaithra, on the Red Sea       Sufi ...
Shādhilīyah
▪ Islam also spelled  Shāzilīyah,         widespread brotherhood of Muslim mystics (Ṣūfīs), founded on the teachings of Abū al-Ḥasan ash-Shādhilī ...
shadily
shadily [shā′də lē] adv. in a shady manner * * * See shady. * * *
shadiness
shadiness [shā′dē nis] n. a shady state or quality * * * See shadily. * * *
shading
/shay"ding/, n. 1. a slight variation or difference of color, character, etc. 2. the act of a person or thing that shades. 3. the representation of the different values of color ...
shadkhan
Yiddish, Ashk., Eng. /shaht"kheuhn/; Seph. /shaht khahn"/, n., pl. shadkhanim Yiddish, Ashk. /shaht khaw"nim/; Seph. /shaht khah neem"/, Eng. shadkhans. Yiddish and Hebrew. a ...
shadoof
/shah doohf"/, n. a device used in Egypt and other Eastern countries for raising water, esp. for irrigation, consisting of a long suspended rod with a bucket at one end and a ...
shadow
—shadower, n. —shadowless, adj. —shadowlike, adj. /shad"oh/, n. 1. a dark figure or image cast on the ground or some surface by a body intercepting light. 2. shade or ...
shadow box
a shallow, rectangular frame fronted with a glass panel, used to show and at the same time protect items on display, as paintings, coins, or jewelry. Also called shadow box ...
shadow cabinet
(in the British Parliament) a group of prominent members of the opposition who are expected to hold positions in the cabinet when their party assumes power. [1905-10] * * *
shadow mask
Television. a perforated metal plate situated behind the faceplate of a color television picture tube and having holes aligned to insure that each of three electron beams strikes ...
shadow ministers
➡ Cabinet * * *
shadow pin
Navig. a vertical pin set in an azimuth instrument or at the center of a compass card, indicating by the direction of its shadow the azimuth of the sun. [1890-95] * * *
shadow play
a show in which shadows of puppets, flat figures, or live actors are projected onto a lighted screen. Also called shadowgraph, shadow pantomime, shadow show, shadow ...
shadow roll
sheepskin that is placed just below the eyes of a pacing horse in order to prevent it from seeing moving shadows cast by its body. * * *
shadowbox
/shad"oh boks'/, v.i. 1. to make the motions of attack and defense, as in boxing, as a training or conditioning procedure. 2. to evade or avoid direct or decisive ...
shadowboxing
See shadowbox. * * *
shadowdance
shadow dance n. A dance presented by casting shadows of dancers on a screen. * * *
shadowed
/shad"ohd/, adj. Print. noting or pertaining to an ornamented type in which the embellishment is outside the character, esp. one in which a black line at one side and at the top ...
shadower
See shadow. * * *
shadowgraph
—shadowgraphic /shad'oh graf"ik/, adj. —shadowgraphist, n. —shadowgraphy, n. /shad"oh graf', -grahf'/, n. 1. a picture produced by throwing a shadow, as of the hands, on a ...
shadowily
See shadowy. * * *
shadowiness
See shadowily. * * *
shadowing
/shad"oh ing/, n. Cytol., Histol. a method of enhancing the visibility of the surface features of a specimen for electron microscopic viewing by spraying it from one side with a ...
shadowland
/shad"oh land'/, n. a land or region of shadows, phantoms, unrealities, or uncertainties: the shadowland of imagination. [1815-25; SHADOW + -LAND] * * *
shadowplay
shadow play PhotoDisc, Inc. n. A play presented by casting shadows of puppets or actors on a screen. Also called shadowgraph, shadow show. * * *
Shadows, the
▪ British rock group  London-based instrumental rock group whose distinctive sound exerted a strong influence on young British musicians in the 1960s. The original members ...
shadowy
—shadowiness, n. /shad"oh ee/, adj., shadowier, shadowiest. 1. resembling a shadow in faintness, slightness, etc.: shadowy outlines. 2. unsubstantial, unreal, or illusory: ...
Shadrach
/shad"rak, shay"drak/, n. a companion of Daniel who, with Meshach and Abednego, was thrown into the fiery furnace of Nebuchadnezzar and came out unharmed. Dan. 3:12-30. * * *
Shadrafa
▪ Semitic deity       ancient West Semitic benevolent deity. His name may possibly be translated as “Spirit of Healing.” He was often represented as a youthful, ...
Shadrinsk
▪ Russia also spelled  Šadrinsk,         city and centre of Shadrinsk rayon (sector) of Kurgan oblast (province), west-central Russia, on the Iset River and the ...
shaduf
/shah doohf"/, n. shadoof. * * * ▪ irrigation device also spelled  Shadoof,         hand-operated device for lifting water, invented in ancient times and still used ...
Shadwell
/shad"wel', -weuhl/, n. Thomas, 1642?-92, English dramatist: poet laureate 1688-92. * * *
Shadwell, Thomas
born 1642?, Norfolk, Eng. died Nov. 19, 1692, London English dramatist. One of the court wits after the Restoration (1660), he wrote 18 plays, of which his broad comedies of ...
shady
—shadily, adv. —shadiness, n. /shay"dee/, adj., shadier, shadiest. 1. abounding in shade; shaded: shady paths. 2. giving shade: a shady tree. 3. shadowy; indistinct; ...
Shafer, Helen Almira
▪ American educator born Sept. 23, 1839, Newark, N.J., U.S. died Jan. 20, 1894, Wellesley, Mass.       American educator, noted for the improvements she made in the ...
Shaffer
(1926– ) an English writer of plays, several of which have been very successful in West End and Broadway theatres. His best-known works are Equus (1973) and Amadeus (1979), ...
Shaffer, Anthony Joshua
▪ 2002       British playwright and screenwriter (b. May 15, 1926, Liverpool, Eng.—d. Nov. 6, 2001, London, Eng.), delighted audiences with his ingenious comic ...
Shaffer, Peter (Levin)
born May 15, 1926, London, Eng. British playwright. He first won notice for his comedy Five Finger Exercise (1958) and his epic tragedy The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1964). His ...
Shaffer, Sir Peter
▪ British writer in full  Sir Levin Peter Shaffer  born May 15, 1926, London, Eng.       British playwright of considerable range who moved easily from farce to the ...
Shafi'i
—Shafi'ite, n. /shaf"ee ee, shah"fee ee/, n. one of the four schools of Islamic law, founded by al-Shafi'i. Cf. Hanafi, Hanbali, Maliki. [ < Ar Shafi'i, der. of name of founder ...
Shafīq, Durriyyah
▪ Egyptian author and reformer also spelled  Doria Shafik  born December 14, 1919, Ṭanṭā, Egypt died September 1975, Cairo       Egyptian educator, journalist, ...
Shāfi{ʽ}ī, Abū {ʽ}Abd Allāh (Muḥammad ibn Idrīs) al-
born , 767, Arabia died Jan. 20, 820, Al-Fusṭāṭ, Egypt Muslim legal scholar and founder of the Shāfiʽiyyah school of law. A distant relative of Muhammad, he was brought ...
Shāfiʿī, Abū ʿAbd Allāh ash-
▪ Muslim legist born , 767, Arabia died Jan. 20, 820, al-Fusṭāṭ, Egypt       Muslim legal scholar who played an important role in the formation of Islāmic legal ...
Shāfiʿīyah
▪ Islamic law also called  Madhhab Shāfiʿī , English  Shafiites        in Islām, one of the four Sunnī schools of religious law, derived from the teachings of ...
shaft
—shaftless, adj. —shaftlike, adj. /shaft, shahft/, n. 1. a long pole forming the body of various weapons, as lances, halberds, or arrows. 2. something directed or barbed as ...
shaft alley
Naut. an enclosure on a ship for housing a propeller shaft and a walk for oilers. Also called shaft tunnel. * * *
shaft coupling
▪ machine part       in machinery, a device for providing a connection, readily broken and restored, between two adjacent rotating shafts. A coupling may provide either ...
shaft grave
Archaeol. a grave consisting of a deep, rectangular pit with vertical sides, roofed over with a stone slab. [1905-10] * * *
shaft graves
▪ burial site, ancient Greece       late Bronze Age (c. 1600–1450 BC) burial sites from the era in which the Greek mainland came under the cultural influence of Crete. ...
shaft horsepower
the horsepower delivered to the driving shaft of an engine, as measured by a torsion meter. Abbr.: shp, SHP [1905-10] * * *
shaft house
a structure housing machinery and other equipment at the top of a mine shaft. [1870-75] * * *
shaft seal
▪ mechanics also called  Oil Seal,         in machinery, a device that prevents the passage of fluids along a rotating shaft. Seals are necessary when a shaft extends ...
Shaftesbury
/shafts"beuh ree, shahfts"-/, n. 1. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of, 1621-83, English statesman. 2. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of, 1671-1713, English moral philosopher ...
Shaftesbury Avenue
a street in central London, running north-east from Piccadilly Circus. It is famous for the many West End theatres on it. * * *
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of
born July 22, 1621, Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset, Eng. died Jan. 21, 1683, Amsterdam, Neth. English politician. He served in the English Civil Wars, fighting first for the king ...
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of, Baron Cooper of Pawlett, Baron Ashley of Wimborne St. Giles
▪ English politician [1621-83] Introduction also called (from 1631)  Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2nd Baronet  born July 22, 1621, Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset, Eng. died Jan. ...
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd earl of
born Feb. 26, 1671, London, Eng. died Feb. 15, 1713, Naples English politician and philosopher. Grandson of the 1st earl of Shaftesbury, he received his early education from ...
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of, Baron Cooper of Pawlett, Baron Ashley of Wimborne St. Giles
▪ English politician and philososopher [1671-1713] born Feb. 26, 1671, London, Eng. died Feb. 15, 1713, Naples [Italy]       English politician and philosopher, ...
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th earl of
born April 28, 1801, London, Eng. died Oct. 1, 1885, Folkestone, Kent English politician and social reformer. When his father succeeded to the earldom in 1811, Cooper became ...
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of, Baron Cooper Of Pawlett, Baron Ashley Of Wimborne St. Giles
▪ British industrial reformer [1801-85] born April 28, 1801, London, Eng. died Oct. 1, 1885, Folkestone, Kent       one of the most effective social and industrial ...
Shaftesbury,First Earl of
Shaftes·bur·y (shăftsʹbĕr'ē, -bə-rē), First Earl of Title of Anthony Ashley Cooper. 1621-1683. English politician. Originally a Royalist, he later opposed Charles II in ...
shafting
/shaf"ting, shahf"-/, n. 1. a number of shafts. 2. Mach. a system of shafts, as the overhead shafts formerly used for driving the machinery of a mill. 3. steel bar stock used for ...
shag
shag1 —shaglike, adj. /shag/, n., v., shagged, shagging. n. 1. rough, matted hair, wool, or the like. 2. a mass of this. 3. a hairdo in which hair is cut in slightly uneven, ...
Shagamu
▪ Nigeria       town, Ogun state, southwestern Nigeria. It lies along the Ibu River and the Eruwuru Stream, between Lagos and Ibadan. Founded in the mid-19th century by ...
shaganappi
/shag"euh nap'ee, shag'euh nap"ee/, n. Chiefly Canadian. thongs, straps, or lacings made of rawhide. Cf. babiche. [1735-45; < Swampy Cree (dial. of Cree spoken in Manitoba and ...
Shagari, Shehu
▪ president of Nigeria in full  Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari  born 1925, Shagari, Nigeria       Nigerian politician, president of Nigeria from 1979 to ...
shagbark
/shag"bahrk'/, n. 1. a hickory, Carya ovata, having rough, shaggy bark and yielding a valuable wood. 2. the wood. 3. the ellipsoidal, slightly angular nut of this tree. Also ...
shagged
/shagd/, adj. Informal. weary; exhausted (usually fol. by out): They were completely shagged out from the long trip. [1930-35; orig. uncert.] * * *
shaggily
See shaggy. * * *
shagginess
See shaggily. * * *
shaggy
—shaggily, adv. —shagginess, n. /shag"ee/, adj., shaggier, shaggiest. 1. covered with or having long, rough hair. 2. untidy; unkempt: a shaggy person. 3. rough and matted; ...
shaggy dog (story)
shaggy dog (story) or shaggy dog n. 〚from such an anecdote involving a shaggy dog〛 a long, rambling joke, typically involving ludicrously unreal or irrational behavior and ...
shaggy-dog story
/shag"ee dawg", -dog"/ a funny story, traditionally about a talking dog, that, after an often long and involved narration of unimportant incidents, has an absurd or irrelevant ...
shaggy-dogstory
shag·gy-dog story (shăg'ē-dôgʹ, -dŏgʹ) n. Informal A long, drawn-out anecdote ending with an absurd or anticlimactic punch line. * * *
shaggy-mane
/shag"ee mayn'/, n. an edible inky-cap mushroom, Coprinus comatus, having an elongated, shaggy pileus. Also called, shaggy cap. [1905-10] * * *
shaggycap
shaggy cap n. See shaggymane. * * *
shaggymane
☆ shaggymane [shag′ēmān΄ ] n. an edible inky cap mushroom (Coprinus comatus) with yellowish scales: also called shaggy cap * * * shag·gy·mane also shag·gy mane ...
shagreen
/sheuh green"/, n. 1. an untanned leather with a granular surface, prepared from the hide of a horse, shark, seal, etc. 2. the rough skin of certain sharks, used as an ...
shah
—shahdom, n. /shah, shaw/, n. (often cap.) (formerly, in Iran) king; sovereign. [1560-70; < Pers: king] * * * (as used in expressions) Ahmad Shah Durrani Khwarezm Shah ...
Shah Alam
/shah" ah"leuhm/ a town in and the capital of Selangor state, in W Malaysia. 24,138. * * * ▪ Malaysia       city, western Peninsular (West) Malaysia. Shah Alam lies ...
Shah diamond
▪ gem       yellow-tinged stone of about 89 carats that bears three ancient Persian inscriptions, indicating it was discovered before 1591, probably in the Golconda ...
Shah Jahan
/shah" jeuh hahn"/ 1592?-1666, Mogul emperor in India 1628?-58: built the Taj Mahal. Also, Shah Jehan. * * * born Jan. 5, 1592, Lahore, India died Jan. 22, 1666, Agra Mughal ...
Shāh Jahān period architecture
 Indian building style that flourished under the patronage of the Mughal emperor Shāh Jahān (reigned 1628–58); its crowning achievement is the magnificent mausoleum at ...
Shāh Rokh
▪ Timurid ruler of Iran and Turkistan also called  Shāh Rokh Mīrzā , Rokh also spelled  Rukh  born Aug. 30, 1377, Samarkand, Timurid (Timurid Dynasty) empire [now in ...
Shāh Shojāʿ
▪ king of Afghanistan original name Shojāʿ Mirza, or Shojāʿ-ul-mulk, Shojāʿ also spelled Shujāʿ born 1780 died April 1842, Kabul, Afghanistan       shāh, or ...
Shāh ʿĀlam II
▪ Mughal emperor original name ʿalī Gauhar born June 15, 1728, Delhi, India died Nov. 10, 1806, Delhi       nominal Mughal emperor of India from 1759 to ...
Shāh-nāmeh
▪ work by Ferdowsī Persian“Book of Kings”  celebrated work of the epic poet Ferdowsī, in which the Persian national epic found its final and enduring form. Written for ...
shahada
/shah hah"deuh/, n. Islam. the Islamic profession of faith, "There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is his messenger": the first of the Pillars of Islam. Also, Shahada, ...
shahādah
▪ Islam       (Arabic: “testimony”), the Muslim profession of faith: “There is no god but Allah; Muḥammad is the prophet of Allah.” The shahādah is the first ...
Shahansha
/shah"ahn shah', shaw"ahn shaw"/, n. the title of the former ruler of Iran. [ < Pers: king of kings.] * * *
Shahaptian
/shah hap"tee euhn/, n., pl. Shahaptians, (esp. collectively) Shahaptian, adj. Sahaptin. * * *
Shahaptin
Sha·hap·tin (shä-hăpʹtĭn) n. Variant of Sahaptin. * * *
Shaharith
Ashk. /shahkh"rddis/; Seph. /shah khah rddeet"/, n. Hebrew. the religious service celebrated by Jews every morning. Also, Shaharit, Shaharis, Shacharith. Cf. Maariv, ...
Shahdol
▪ India also spelled  Sahdol        town, northeastern Madhya Pradesh state, central India. It lies along the Murna River about 110 miles (177 km) northwest of ...
shahdom
See shah. * * *
Shāhi Family
▪ Asian dynasty also called  Shāhiya,         dynasty of some 60 rulers who governed the Kābul valley (in Afghanistan) and the old province of Gandhāra from the ...
ShahJahan
Shah Ja·han (shäʹ jə-hänʹ), 1592-1666. Mogul emperor of India (1628-1658) whose reign ushered in the golden age of Mogul art and architecture. The Taj Mahal was built at ...
Shahjahanpur
/shah'jeuh hahn'poor"/, n. a city in central Uttar Pradesh, in N India. 144,058. * * * ▪ India       city, north-central Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. It lies ...
Shahn
/shahn/, n. Ben, 1898-1969, U.S. painter, born in Lithuania. * * *
Shahn, Ben
▪ American artist byname of  Benjamin Shahn   born September 12, 1898, Kaunas, Russia [now in Lithuania] died March 14, 1969, New York, New York, U.S.  American painter and ...
Shahn, Ben(jamin)
born Sept. 12, 1898, Kaunas, Russia died March 14, 1969, New York, N.Y., U.S. Lithuanian-born U.S. painter and graphic artist. His family immigrated to New York City in 1906. ...
Shahn,Benjamin
Shahn (shän), Benjamin. Known as “Ben.” 1898-1969. Lithuanian-born American artist whose works, such as The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti (1931-1932), reflect social and ...
Shahpura
▪ India       town, south-central Rajasthan (Rājasthān) state, northwestern India. It is a major road junction and agricultural mart. A walled town, Shahpura was ...
Shahr Kord
▪ Iran       city, western Iran. A developing urban centre, the city has industries producing bricks, mosaics, milled rice, woven cloth, animal feed, candy, stockings ...
Shahr-e Sokhta
▪ archaeological site, Iran       archaeological site located south of Zābol in the Balochistān region of eastern Iran. It has yielded important information on ...
shaikh
/shayk, shuyk/, n. 1. sheik (def. 1). 2. Also called pir. (in Sufism) the spiritual guide. Also, shaykh. [ < Ar shaykh lit., old man] * * *
Shaikhi
/shay kee", shuy-/, n. Islam. a dissident Shi'ite sect that developed in the 19th century, composed of followers of Ahmad Ahsa'i (c1741-1826). [ < Ar shaykhi, equiv. to shaykh ...
Shaikhism
/shay"kiz euhm, shuy"-/, n. Islam. the beliefs and practices of the Shaikhi. [SHAIKH(I) + -ISM] * * *
Shailendra dynasty
▪ Indonesian dynasty also spelled  Sailendra , or  Çailendra , Indonesian  Śailendra , or  Sjailendra (“Lord of the Mountain”)        a dynasty that ...
Shairp
/shairp, shahrp/, n. John Campbell ("Principal Shairp"), 1819-85, English critic, poet, and educator. * * *
Shaitan
/shuy tahn"/, n. Ash-Shaytan. [ < Ar Shaytan, c. Heb satan SATAN] * * * ▪ Islamic mythology also spelled  Sheitan,  Arabic  Shayṭān,        in Islāmic myth, an ...
Shaiva
—Shaivite, n. /shuy"veuh/, n. Hinduism. a Bhakti sect devoted to Shiva. Also, Saiva. * * *
Shaiva-siddhanta
▪ Hindu philosophy       religious and philosophical system of South India in which Shiva is worshipped as the supreme deity. It draws primarily on the Tamil devotional ...
Shaivism
or Saivism One of three main forms of modern Hinduism, centred on the worship of Shiva. The earliest of the cults devoted to Shiva date from the 4th century BC. Texts written ...
Shajapur
▪ India also spelled  Shahjapur        town, western Madhya Pradesh state, central India. The town lies just west of the Lakunda River. It is on the Agra-Mumbai ...
Shajing culture
▪ archaeology Wade-Giles romanization  Sha-ching        blade-tool culture that existed along the present region of the Great Wall in northwestern China as early as ...
Shak
Shak abbrev. Shakespeare * * *
Shak.
Shakespeare. * * *
Shaka
born с 1787 died Sept. 22, 1828 Zulu chief (1816–28), founder of southern Africa's Zulu empire. Raised as an outcast because his parents' marriage violated Zulu custom, ...
shakable
See shake. * * *
shake
—shakable, shakeable, adj. /shayk/, v., shook, shaken, shaking, n. v.i. 1. to move or sway with short, quick, irregular vibratory movements. 2. to tremble with emotion, cold, ...
shake-up
/shayk"up'/, n. a thorough change in a business, department, or the like, as by dismissals, demotions, etc. [1900-05; n. use of v. phrase shake up] * * *
shakeable
See shakable. * * *
shakedown
/shayk"down'/, n. 1. extortion, as by blackmail or threats of violence. 2. a thorough search: a shakedown of prison cells to uncover hidden drugs. 3. a bed, as of straw or ...
shaken
shaken [shā′kən] vt., vi. pp. of SHAKE * * * shak·en (shāʹkən) v. Past participle of shake. * * *
shaken baby syndrome
a usually fatal condition of abused infants brought on by violent shaking by the arms or shoulders that causes severe internal bleeding, esp. around the brain and in the ...
shakenbaby syndrome
shaken baby syndrome also shaken infant syndrome n. A syndrome in infants in which brain injury is caused by shaking of such violence that the child's brain rebounds against the ...
shakeout
/shayk"owt'/, n. 1. an elimination or winnowing out of some competing businesses, products, etc., as a result of intense competition in a market of declining sales or rising ...
shaker
/shay"keuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that shakes. 2. a container with a perforated top from which a seasoning, condiment, sugar, flour, or the like is shaken onto food. 3. any ...
shaker and mover
shaker and mover n. MOVER AND SHAKER * * *
Shaker furniture
Furniture designed for the religious colonies of Shakers founded in the U.S. in the last quarter of the 18th century. The Shakers' designs reflected their beliefs that good ...
Shaker Heights
a city in NE Ohio, near Cleveland. 34,759. * * * ▪ Ohio, United States       city and southeastern residential suburb of Cleveland, Cuyahoga county, northeastern Ohio, ...
Shakerism
/shay"keuh riz'euhm/, n. the beliefs and practices of the Shakers. [1800-10, Amer.; SHAKER + -ISM] * * *
Shakers
the popular name for the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, a Christian religious group that separated from the Quakers in England and moved to the US in ...
Shakespeare
/shayk"spear/, n. William, 1564-1616, English poet and dramatist. Also, Shakspere, Shakespear. * * *
Shakespeare, William
(baptized April 26, 1564, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Eng. died April 23, 1616, Stratford-upon-Avon) British poet and playwright, often considered the greatest writer in ...
Shakespeare,William
Shake·speare (shākʹspîr), William. 1564-1616. English playwright and poet whose body of works is considered the greatest in English literature. His plays, many of which were ...
Shakespearean
—Shakespeareanism, Shakespearianism, n. /shayk spear"ee euhn/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or suggestive of Shakespeare or his works. n. 2. a Shakespearean scholar; a specialist ...
Shakespearean sonnet
a sonnet form used by Shakespeare and having the rhyme scheme abab, cdcd, efef, gg. Also called English sonnet, Elizabethan sonnet. [1900-05] * * *
Shakespeareana
/shayk spear'ee an"euh, -ah"neuh, -ay"neuh/, n.pl. a collection of historical artifacts, letters, etc., belonging or pertaining to William Shakespeare. [1710-20; SHAKESPEARE + ...
Shakespeareansonnet
Shakespearean sonnet n. The sonnet form used by Shakespeare, composed of three quatrains and a terminal couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg. ...
Shakespearian
See Shakespearean. * * *
shakeup
shake·up (shākʹŭp') n. A thorough, often drastic reorganization, as of the personnel in a business or government. * * *
Shakhlin, Boris Anfiyanovich
▪ 2009       Siberian Soviet gymnast born Jan. 27, 1932, Ishim, Russia, U.S.S.R. died May 30, 2008, Kiev, Ukr. set a career record of 10 individual titles in the world ...
Shakhnazarov, Georgy Khosroevich
▪ 2002       Armenian-born Soviet political analyst (b. Oct. 4, 1924, Baku, Transcaucasia, U.S.S.R. [now Baku, Azerbaijan]—d. May 15, 2001, Tula, Russia), as an ...
Shakhtarsk
▪ Ukraine Russian  Shakhtyorsk,  also spelled  Shakhtiorsk,  formerly (until 1953)  Katyk        city, eastern Ukraine. Shakhtarsk was established in 1953 by the ...
Shakhty
/shahkh"ti/, n. a city in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, in the Donets Basin. 210,000. * * * ▪ Russia also spelled  Šachty,  formerly  (until 1920) ...
Shaki
▪ Nigeria formerly  Saki,         town, Oyo state, western Nigeria. It lies near the source of the Ofiki River (the chief tributary of the Ogun River), about 40 ...
shakily
See shaky. * * *
shakiness
See shakily. * * *
shaking
—shakingly, adv. /shay"king/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that shakes. 2. ague, with or without chill and fever. 3. shakings, Naut. waste rope, canvas, etc. [1175-1225; ...
shaking palsy
Pathol. parkinsonism. [1605-15] * * *
shakingpalsy
shak·ing palsy (shāʹkĭng) n. See Parkinson's disease. * * *
Shakira
▪ 2007  Colombian pop superstar Shakira emerged as the big winner at the 2006 Latin Grammy Awards. The 29-year-old singer-songwriter captured song-of-the-year and ...
shako
/shak"oh, shay"koh/, n., pl. shakos, shakoes. a military cap in the form of a cylinder or truncated cone, with a visor and a plume or pompon. [1805-15; < F schako < Hungarian ...
Shakoor Rana
▪ 2002       Pakistani cricket umpire (b. April 3, 1936, Lahore, India [now Lahore, Pak.]—d. April 9, 2001, Lahore), was at the centre of one of the most famous ...
Shaks.
Shakespeare. * * *
Shakspere
—Shaksperian, adj., n. —Shaksperianism, n. /shayk"spear/, n. William. See Shakespeare, William. * * *
Shakta
/shahk"teuh/, n. Hinduism. a person who worships Shakti as the wife of Shiva. Also, Sakta. [ < Skt sakta pertaining to Shakti] * * *
Shakti
/shuk"tee/, n. Hinduism. 1. the female principle or organ of generative power. 2. the wife of a deity, esp. of Shiva. Cf. Divine Mother. Also, Sakti. [ < Skt sakti] * * * or ...
Shaktism
/shuk"tiz euhm, shahk"-/, n. Hinduism. the worship of Shakti as the wife of Shiva. Also, Saktism. [1900-05; SHAKT(I) + -ISM] * * * or Saktism Worship of the supreme Hindu ...
Shaktist
See Shaktism. * * *
shakuhachi
shakuhachi [shä΄koo hä′chē] n. a Japanese, end-blown bamboo flute * * * Japanese end-blown bamboo flute. Its notes are produced by blowing across the open upper end, ...
Shakuntala
/sheuh koon"teuh lah'/, n. Sakuntala. * * *
Shakur
(1971–96) a US singer of rap music, also known as 2Pac. His album All Eyez on Me (1996) sold more than 7 million copies. Shakur led a criminal and violent life which ended when ...
Shakur, Tupac
▪ 1997       U.S. rap singer and actor whose violent and sexually explicit lyrics mirrored his own tumultuous life, which was marked by frequent run-ins with the ...
shaky
—shakily, adv. —shakiness, n. /shay"kee/, adj., shakier, shakiest. 1. tending to shake or tremble. 2. trembling; tremulous. 3. liable to break down or give way; insecure; not ...
Shakyamuni
/shah"kyeuh moon'ee/, n. Sakyamuni. * * *
shalach manoth
Yiddish, Ashk. /shah"lahkh maw"nohs, -neuhs, shlahkh"/; Seph. /shah lahkh" mah nawt"/, Yiddish and Hebrew. 1. the practice of giving gifts to one another or to the needy on ...
Shalala, Donna Edna
▪ 1995       As the debate over health care came to centre court in the U.S. Congress in 1994, one of the Clinton administration's key players was Secretary of Health ...
Shalamov, Varlam
▪ Russian author in full  Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov  born June 18 [July 1, New Style], 1907, Vologda, Russia died Jan. 17, 1982, Moscow, Russia, ...
shale
—shalelike, shaley, adj. /shayl/, n. a rock of fissile or laminated structure formed by the consolidation of clay or argillaceous material. [1740-50; orig. uncert.; cf. obs. ...
shale oil
petroleum distilled from oil shale. [1855-60] * * * Synthetic crude oil that is extracted from oil shale by pyrolysis, or destructive distillation. The oil obtained from oil ...
shaleoil
shale oil n. A crude oil that is obtained from oil shale by heating and distillation. * * *
Shaler, Nathaniel Southgate
▪ American geologist born Feb. 20, 1841, Newport, Ky., U.S. died April 10, 1906, Cambridge, Mass.       geologist known for his studies of crustal tectonics (structure) ...
shaley
See shale. * * *
Shalhoub, Tony
▪ 2007       Tony Shalhoub's ability to absorb himself totally in character roles was key to the success of his portrayal of the obsessive-compulsive, mysophobic ...
Shalikashvili, John Malchase David
▪ 1994       When Gen. Colin L. Powell announced that he was going to step down as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pres. Bill Clinton was afforded the opportunity ...
shall
/shal/; unstressed /sheuhl/, auxiliary v., pres. sing. 1st pers. shall, 2nd shall or (Archaic) shalt, 3rd shall, pres. pl. shall; past sing. 1st pers. should, 2nd should or ...
shalloon
/sha loohn"/, n. a light, twilled woolen fabric used chiefly for linings. [1655-65; < F chalon, after Châlons-sur-Marne, where made] * * *
shallop
/shal"euhp/, n. any of various vessels formerly used for sailing or rowing in shallow waters, esp. a two-masted, gaff-rigged vessel of the 17th and 18th centuries. [1570-80; < F ...
shallot
/shal"euht, sheuh lot"/, n. 1. a plant, Allium cepa aggregatum (or A. ascalonicum), related to the onion, having a divided bulb used for flavoring in cookery. 2. the bulb of this ...
shallow
—shallowly, adv. —shallowness, n. /shal"oh/, adj., shallower, shallowest, n., adv., v. adj. 1. of little depth; not deep: shallow water. 2. lacking depth; superficial: a mind ...
shallowly
See shallow. * * *
shallowness
See shallowly. * * *
shallu
shal·lu (shălʹo͞o) n. A variety of sorghum native to and widely cultivated in India and Africa.   [Marathiśḷū.] * * *
Shalmaneser I
▪ king of Assyria flourished 13th century BC       king of Assyria (reigned c. 1263–c. 1234 BC) who significantly extended Assyrian hegemony.       While the ...
Shalmaneser III
/shal'meuh nee"zeuhr/ died 824? B.C., Assyrian ruler 859-824?. * * * ▪ king of Assyria flourished 9th century BC       king of Assyria (reigned 858–824 BC) who ...
Shalmaneser V
▪ king of Assyria and Babylon flourished 8th century BC       king of Assyria (reigned 726–721 BC) who subjugated ancient Israel and undertook a punitive campaign to ...
shalom
/shah lawm"/; Eng. /sheuh lohm"/, interj. Hebrew. peace (used as a word of greeting or farewell). Also, sholom. * * *
shalom aleichem
Seph. /shah lawm" ah le khem"/; Ashk. /shaw"leuhm ah lay"khem, ah lay khem", shah lohm"/, Hebrew. peace to you: a conventional Jewish greeting, the reply being aleichem shalom. * ...
shalomaleichem
sha·lom a·lei·chem (shô'ləm ə-lāʹKHəm, -kəm, shä-lōmʹ ä-lā-KHĕmʹ) interj. Used as a traditional Jewish greeting or farewell.   [Hebrew šālôm ‘ălêkem, ...
shalosh seudoth
Ashk. /shah"lohsh soo"dohs, -deuhs, -leuhsh/; Seph. /shah lawsh" se ooh dawt"/, Hebrew. the last of the three prescribed Sabbath meals, taken after Minhah and before the evening ...
shalt
/shalt/, v. Archaic. 2nd pers. sing. of shall. * * *
shalwar
/shul"wahr/, n. (used with a pl. v.) loose, pajamalike trousers worn by both men and women in India and southeast Asia. Also, shulwar. [1880-85; < Hindi < Pers shalwar] * * *
shaly
shaly [shā′lē] adj. shalier, shaliest of, like, or containing shale * * *
sham
/sham/, n., adj., v., shammed, shamming. n. 1. something that is not what it purports to be; a spurious imitation; fraud or hoax. 2. a person who shams; shammer. 3. a cover or ...
shama
/shah"meuh/, n. a slender long-tailed thrush, Copsychus malabaricus, of southern Asia and introduced into Hawaii, having black plumage with a white rump and tail sides and a ...
shamal
▪ wind current       hot and dry, dusty wind from the north or northwest in Iraq, Iran, and the Arabian Peninsula. In June and July it blows almost continuously, but ...
Shamāl Sīnāʾ
▪ governorate, Egypt formerly  Sīnaʾ ash-Shamālīyah        (Arabic: “Northern Sinai”), muḥāfaẓah (governorate), northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, ...
shaman
—shamanic /sheuh man"ik/, adj. /shah"meuhn, shay"-, sham"euhn/, n. (esp. among certain tribal peoples) a person who acts as intermediary between the natural and supernatural ...
shamanic
See shaman. * * *
shamanism
—shamanist, n., adj. —shamanistic, adj. /shah"meuh niz'euhm, shay"-, sham"euh-/, n. 1. the animistic religion of northern Asia, embracing a belief in powerful spirits that ...
shamanist
See shamanism. * * *
shamanistic
See shamanist. * * *
shamas
shamas [shä′məs] n. pl. shamosim [shä′môs′im] 〚Yiddish < Heb shamash, servant, sexton < root šmš, to serve, minister〛 1. a synagogue official who provides various ...
Shamash
Shamash [shä′mäsh] n. 〚< Akkadian shamshu, sun〛 Bab. & Assyr. Myth. the sun god, responsible for summer warmth and the success of crops, and a symbol for justice * * ...
Shamash-shum-ukin
▪ crown prince of Babylonia flourished 7th century BC       crown prince of Babylon, son of Esarhaddon and brother of Ashurbanipal, the last of the great kings of ...
shamble
shamble1 /sham"beuhl/, n. 1. shambles, (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a. a slaughterhouse. b. any place of carnage. c. any scene of destruction: to turn cities into shambles. d. ...
shambles
shambles [sham′bəlz] n. 〚ME schamel, bench, as for displaying meat for sale < OE scamol, bench or stool, akin to Ger schemel < early WGmc borrowing < L scamellum, dim. < ...
shambolic
shambolic [sham bäl′ik] adj. [Brit. Informal] confused, disorderly, chaotic, etc. * * * sham·bol·ic (shăm-bŏlʹĭk) adj. Chiefly British Slang Disorderly or chaotic: “ ...
shambolically
See shambolic. * * *
shame
—shamable, shameable, adj. —shamably, shameably, adv. /shaym/, n., v., shamed, shaming. n. 1. the painful feeling arising from the consciousness of something dishonorable, ...
shamefaced
—shamefacedly /shaym'fay"sid lee, shaym"fayst'lee/, adv. —shamefacedness, n. /shaym"fayst'/, adj. 1. modest or bashful. 2. showing shame: shamefaced apologies. [1545-55; ...
shamefacedly
See shamefaced. * * *
shamefacedness
See shamefacedly. * * *
shamefast
—shamefastly, adv. —shamefastness, n. /shaym"fast', -fahst'/, adj. Archaic. shamefaced. [bef. 900; ME schamfast shamefaced, orig., modest, bashful, OE sc(e)amfaest; see ...


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