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Meanings of Shellwork:

noun

Ornamentation consisting of shells cemented on to a surface.

Usage examples:

The armchair's densely carved scallops and shellwork, rosebuds, floral bouquets, and cartouche-shap…

Shelta

ˈʃɛltə

Meanings of Shelta:

noun

A secret language used by travellers in ireland and the uk, based largely on altered irish or gaelic words.

Usage examples:

Words from romany (originally an indian dialect), shelta (the cant of the irish tinkers), yiddish, …

Shelter

ˈʃel.tər

Meanings of Shelter:

noun

A place giving temporary protection from bad weather or danger.

Usage examples:

Huts like this are used as a shelter during the winter
verb

Protect or shield from something harmful, especially bad weather.

Usage examples:

The hut sheltered him from the cold wind

Meanings of Shelterbelt:

noun

A line of trees or shrubs planted to protect an area, especially a field of crops, from fierce weather.

Sheltered

ˈʃel.təd

Meanings of Sheltered:

adjective

(of a place) protected from bad weather.

Usage examples:

The plants need a shady, sheltered spot in the garden
verb

Protect or shield from something harmful, especially bad weather.

Usage examples:

The hut sheltered him from the cold wind

Sheltering

ˈʃel.tər

Meanings of Sheltering:

verb

Protect or shield from something harmful, especially bad weather.

Usage examples:

The hut sheltered him from the cold wind
noun

A place giving temporary protection from bad weather or danger.

Usage examples:

Huts like this are used as a shelter during the winter

Shelters

ˈʃel.tər

Meanings of Shelters:

noun

A place giving temporary protection from bad weather or danger.

Usage examples:

Huts like this are used as a shelter during the winter
verb

Protect or shield from something harmful, especially bad weather.

Usage examples:

The hut sheltered him from the cold wind

Meanings of Shelterwood:

noun

Mature trees left standing to provide shelter in which saplings can grow.

Usage examples:

There are four basic harvesting and regeneration systems: clearcut, shelterwood, seed tree, and sel…

Meanings of Sheltie:

noun

A shetland pony or sheepdog.

Usage examples:

The sheltie pattern specifies that shelties may be no smaller than 10 and no greater than 13 inches…

Shelty

ˈʃɛlti

Meanings of Shelty:

noun

A shetland pony or sheepdog.

Usage examples:

The sheltie pattern specifies that shelties may be no smaller than 10 and no greater than 13 inches…

Shelve

ʃelv

Meanings of Shelve:

verb

Place or arrange (items, especially books) on a shelf.

Usage examples:

We had catalogued and shelved all the books shipped in that day

Shelved

ʃelv

Meanings of Shelved:

verb

Place or arrange (items, especially books) on a shelf.

Usage examples:

We had catalogued and shelved all the books shipped in that day

Shelves

ʃelvz

Meanings of Shelves:

noun

A flat length of wood or other rigid material, attached to a wall or forming part of a piece of furniture, that provides a surface for the storage or display of objects.

Usage examples:

The pieces were displayed on shelves, propped against the wall, emphasizing their three-dimensional…
verb

Place or arrange (items, especially books) on a shelf.

Usage examples:

We had catalogued and shelved all the books shipped in that day

Pl of shelf

Shelving

ˈʃel.vɪŋ

Meanings of Shelving:

noun

Shelves collectively.

Usage examples:

A lack of shelving and cupboards
verb

Place or arrange (items, especially books) on a shelf.

Usage examples:

We had catalogued and shelved all the books shipped in that day

Meanings of Shelvings:

noun

Shelves collectively.

Usage examples:

A lack of shelving and cupboards

Meanings of Shem:

proper noun

(in the bible) a son of noah (gen. 10:21), traditional ancestor of the semites.

Meanings of Shema:

proper noun

A hebrew text consisting of three passages from the pentateuch (deuteronomy 6:4, 11:13–21; numbers 15:37–41) and beginning ‘hear o israel, the lord our god is one lord’. it forms an important part of jewish evening and morning prayer and is used as a jewish confession of faith.

Meanings of Shemite:

noun

Originally: a member of any of the peoples mentioned in genesis 10:21–31 as descended from shem, one of the sons of noah, traditionally interpreted as including the hebrews, aramaeans, assyrians, and arabs. subsequently also: a member of any of the peoples who speak or spoke a semitic language; = "semite".

adjective

Of or relating to the shemites; = "semitic".

Meanings of Shemitic:

adjective

Designating or belonging to a family of languages of which hebrew, aramaic, arabic, ethiopic, and ancient assyrian, are members; = "semitic" now somewhat rare.

Meanings of Shemozzle:

noun

A state of chaos and confusion; a muddle.

Usage examples:

The debate about climate change and how to deal with it is a shemozzle

Meanings of Shen:

noun

(in chinese thought) the spiritual element of a person's psyche.

Usage examples:

The heart houses the shen, or spirits, and the shen's presence radiates and shines from a person's …

Meanings of Shenanigan:

plural noun

Secret or dishonest activity or manoeuvring.

Usage examples:

The chairman was accused of financial shenanigans

Shenanigans

ʃəˈnæn.ɪ.ɡənz

Meanings of Shenanigans:

plural noun

Secret or dishonest activity or manoeuvring.

Usage examples:

The chairman was accused of financial shenanigans

Meanings of Sheng:

noun

A chinese form of mouth organ with about seventeen reed pipes of bamboo set in a rounded windchest.

Usage examples:

Inspired by the chinese sheng, many 18th-century makers experimented with the possibilities of free…

Meanings of Sheol:

proper noun

The hebrew underworld, abode of the dead.

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