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norance, to our shortness in most things else, it Sometimes they shot out in length, like rivers; is ani e sy interence.
Glanville and serretimes they ficw into remote countries It may easily be conceived, by any that can al in coleries.
Burnet. low for the lameness anú sbortness of uan lations The same metal is naturally shot into quite out of languages and manners of writing ritter diferent figures, as quite different kinds of them ing irom ours. Temple. are cf the same figures
W cotoard. SHORTK!'B$. 1. s. [short ard ribs.] The He, słone on Ocean in a moment flung, bastard ribs; the ribs below the sicr
Stretch'd wide his eager arios, and shot the seas along.
Pepe: A gentleman was wounded in a duel: the Shot. n. s. [schot, Dutch; from shooi.] rapier entered into bis richt ide, slangit by bis 1. The act of shooting. shotiribs under the muscles.
Wiecrian. A skot unheard gave me a wound unseen. SHORTSIGHTED. udj. [short and sight.]
Proud death! 1. Unable by the convexity of the eye to
That feast is ecwird in thy infernal cell,
That shou so many princis at a sbrá Sburtiçbred men see remote cbjects l est in
So blocuvy lee struck?
Sbaks pearl old ige; thirtfire they are accounted to have Hie câtised 14-11ty sket of his greatest cannon the mostlusring eyes.
N: 4:07. to be made at the king's armıy. Clarendon. 2. Urabile tattici tual sight to sce far. 2. The riisile weapon emitted by any inThe felish and skertsvhten die uith fear
strument. That they go nowhere, or they know not where.
I shall bere abide the hourly shot
Shakspeare. Other proposi'ions were
ere desired for snaresto the shortsizódod and credulous.
At this booty they were jcyful, for that they L'Estruites
were supplied thereby with good store of powder SHORTSIGHTEDNESS. 9. s. (short and
Above one thousand great shot were spent 1. Defect of sight, proceeding from the upon the walls, without any damage to the gar
Clarendor, convexity of the eye. 2. Defect of intellectual sight.
Impatient to revenge the fatal shui,
His right hand doubiy to his leit succeeds. Droda Cunning is a kind of sburtsightedness, that dis
3. The night of a missile weapon. covers the minutest chjects which are near at hand, but is not able to discern things at a di
She sat over against him, a good way off, as it Addison. were a bow stot,
Genesis. SHORTWA’ISTED.adi. [si.ort and waist.]
4. Lescot, French.] A sum charged ; a Having a short body.
reckening. Duckleg 'd, sbortwaistel; such a dwarf she is, A man is never welcome to a place, till some That she must rise on tip-toes for a kiss. Dryd.
certain sbot be paid, and the hostess say welcome. SHORTWI'NDED. adj. [short and wind.]
As the fund of our pleasure, let each pay his Shortbreathed ; asthmatick; pursive;
shot; breathing by quick and faint recipro Far hence be the sad, the lewd fop, and the sot. cations.
Ben Junson. Sure he means brevity in breath; shestorinded. Shepherd, leave decoying,
Slakspeare. Pipes are sheet a summer's day; So shaken as we are, so wan with caie,
But, a little after toying, Find ve a time for frighted pe.ce to pant,
Women have the shet to pay.
Dryden. And breathe shortwini'et accents of new broils, He touch'd the pence when others touch'd the To be commenc'd in strands afar. Shukspeare.
pot; With this the Mede shortwinded old men The hand that sign’d the mortgage paid the sbot.
Squift. And cures the lungs unsavory diseases. May.
SHOTE. 1. s. (rczota, Saxon; trutta miSHORTWI'NGEN), odj. [siert and wing.]
nor, Latin.] A fish. Having short wigs. lauks are di
The suite, peculiar to Devonshire and Cornvided into long and stort wing d.
wal, in shape and colour resembleti the trout; Shariwvirg'd, unit hinwell to ily,
hewbuit in bizness and goodness cometh far beHis fear fujitolu foul is Cuiher. I',des. hind him.
Carew. SHO'P Y. anj. [from shore.] Lying near the SHO'TIREF. adi. [shot and free.] coast.
1. (lar of the reckoning There is commonly a declivi v ficon the shore
The I could scae sčetfrse at London, I to the middle part of the channchandise ftur the shot here: here 's nú scoring but njen slory paits arı generally but some farlioms diep.
2. Not to be hurt by shot. SHOT. The pret. and ruit. pasë. of buot.
3. Unpunished. On the other side a plersanit greve Was set up tigh, fall of the startly trte SHOʻTTEN, odj. [from shant.] 'lta dedicated to Olynrick Jove. F.22.62m. 1. Having recicd the spavil.
'ileiriingue is as an arrow sóci oui, it speak Go thy ways, vid Jack; die when thou wilt, if eth decuit.
geeinh. food madhood be nct forget upon the earth, The furtifir of Pindennis made his advan wel ain I a skotten lie: rint. Sluergeure. the ci te cuinn.edici sness aborded by the Astrihat price thy ven touche l'assold! 2008d, adhor sier at a svie preserving it.e Tour wither'dintie: ; topy wine, a dich
bor till salun ai.n is of antle feris, Of wlowerin hentino, vi si ale studiosos tish. Drida un *3 Yador y gris: navy.
Cariu. 2. Curuled by hccping too long
TOSHOV!. v.a. [reuran, Saxon; schuyvin, om emner vonisius night,
The hand could pluck her back, that shou'd 2. To gather in great quantities. her on.
Shekspeare. Ducks shove! them up as they swim along the In the corrapted currents of this world, waters; but divers insects also devour them. Offence's guided hand may sbece by justice;
Derhan, And ost the wicked prize itself
SHO'VEL BOARD. n. s. [shovel and boord.] Buys out the law.
A long board on which they play by I sent your grace The parcels and particulars of our grief,
sliding metal pieces at a mark. The which hath been with scorn sbou'd from the
So have I seen, in hall of lord,
A weak arm throw on a long shovelboari;
He barely lays his piece.
Dryden. Than how to scramble at the shearer's feast, SHO'VELLEK, or shovelard, n. sa (from And sbove away the worthy bidden guest. Milt. shovel; platea.] A bird. There the British Neptune stood,
Sboveller, or spoon-bill: the former name the Beneath them to submit th' officious food, more proper, the end of the bill being brcad like And with his trident shou'd them off the sand. a shovel, but not concave like a spoon, but perDryden. fectly fat.
Grew, Sloving back this earth on which I sit,
Pewets, gulls, and shovellers, feed upon flesh, I'll mount. Dryden. and vet are good meat.
Dacon, A strong man was going to shove down St. Tl.is formation of the wizzon is not peculiar Paul's cupola.
Arbuthnot. to the swan, but common unto the platea, or 2. To drive by a pole that reaches to the shovelard, a bird of no musical throat. Browa.
bottom of the water; as, he shoved his SHOUGH. n. s. [for shock.) A species of boat.
shaggy dog; a shock. 3. To push ; to rush against.
In the catalogue ye be for men, He used to sbove and elbow his fellow ser As hounds and greyhounds, monyrels, spaniels, vants to get near his mistress, whien money was a-paying or receiving.
Shoughs, water-rugs, and demi-wolves, are 'clep'd Behold a rev'rend site
All by the name of dogs. Sbakspeare. Crawl through the streets, shor'd on or rudely SHOULD. v. n. (scude, Dutch ; sceoldan,
pressid Bs his or n sons.
Saxon.] You've play'd and lov'd, and eat and drank 1. This is a kind of auxiliary verb usedia your till;
the conjunctive mood, of which the sigWalk sober ofi, before a sprightlierige
nification is not easily fixed. Come tittring on, and shove you from the stage.
2. I SHOULD go. It is my business or M.ke nature still encroach upon his plan, duty to go. and showe him off as far as e'er we can. Pope. 3. If I SHOULD go. If it happens that I
Eager to express your love,
go. But rudely press before a duke. Swift. 4. Thou ShouLDST go. Thou oughtest to TOSHevi vin.
go. 1. To push forward before one.
s. If thou SHOULDST go. If it happens The sermen towed, and I sbovet, till we ar
that thou goest. rived within forty yards of the shore.
6. The same significations are found in all Gulliver's Travels.
the other persons singular and plura), 2. To move in a boat, not by oars but a Let nor a desperate action more engage you pole.
Than saf tv sbort.
Ben Jonson. He grasp'd the oar,
Some praises come of good wishes and respects, Receiv'd his guests aboard, and shov'd from when, by telling men what they are, they represhore.
Garth. sent to them what they should be. Biconi, SHOVE. N. s. [from the verb.] The act
To do thee holour I will shed their blood, of shoving; a puh.
Which the just laws, if I were faultless, should,
Waller. I was forced to swim behind, and push the boat forward with one of my nands; and, the tide faa
So subjects love just kings, or so they shoult.
Dryderi. vouring me, I could feel the ground: I rested
7. SHOULD be. A proverbial phrase of two minutes, and then gave the boat another sbove.
Gulliver's Travels, slight contempt or irony.
i conclude, that things are not as they should SHOVEL. 11. s. (rcofl, Saxon ; schoffel, be.
Swif. Dutch.] An instrument consisting of a The girls look upon their father as a clown, long handle and broad blade with raised and the boys think their mother no better than
she should be.
Addison, A handbarrow, wheelbarrow, shovel, and spade. 8. There is another signification now little
Tusser. in use, in which should has scarcely any The bing of the Ottoman, that he would distinct or explicable meaning. It should throw Mrita into the sea, might be performed
be differs in this sense very little from at an easier idle than by the shavels of his Janizories.
There is a fabulous narration, that in the To SHO'VEL. v. a. [from the noun.]
northern countries there should be an herb that '1. To thow or leap with a shovel,
groweth in the likeness of a lamb, and teedeth I thouthe upon the grass.
Bucon. To die uzun the bed iny father died,
SHO'ULDER. 7.s.[sculsne, Sax. scholder, Tofie.close by his honlist hones; but now
Dutch.] Scone hangmali musi put on my shroud, and lay
1. The joint which connects the arm to There 110 priest shovels is dust. Slakspare. the body.
I have seen better faces in my time,
SHO'ULDER CLAPPER. 1. s. [shoulder and
clap.] One who afiects familiarity, or It is a fine thing to be carried on men's should
one that mischiefs privily.
A back friend, a shoulderslappir, one that comthose peor men do.
mands The head of the shoulder-bone, being round,
The passages of alleys.
Sbakspeare. is inserted into so shallow a cavity in the scapuls, SHO'VIDLRSROTTEN.adi. Ishouslátr and that, were there no other guards for it, it would shot.] Straind in the sboulder.
be thrust out upon every occasion. Wiscinan. Hii horse waid in the back, and sboulder:cote 2. The upper joint of the fore leg of edi
Sbakipeare. ble arimals,
SHOʻUI DERSLIP.n. s. [shoulder and slip.] We must have a sbouider of mutton for a prom Dislocation of the shoulder. perty.
The horse will take so much care of himself, He took occasion, from a shoulder of muiton, as to come off with only a strain or a shoulderto cry up the plenty of England. Addison. slip.
Szeift. 3. The upper part of the back.
TO SHOUT. v. n. [a word of which no Emily dress'd herself in rich array;
etymology is known.] To cry in triFresh as the month, and as the morning fair,
umph or exhortation. Adown her sioulders tell her length of hair.
They shouted thrice: what řas the last cry for?
Sbaksptare. 4. The shoulders are used as emblems of
Sbvut unto God with the voice of triumph. strength, or the act of fupporting.
Pealms. Ev'n as thou wilt, sweet Warwick, let it be; It is not the voice of them that sbeut for me For on thy shoulders do I build my seat. l225 stcry.
Eacdus. The king has cuid me; and ficm these The siouiing for thy summer fruits and harshould.rs,
Vest is fullen.
Isuriub. These ruin'd pillars, out of pity taken
He stomas and shouts; but flying bullets now A load would sink a navy. Szakuperre. To execute hisinge appear too slow : 5. A rising part; a prominence. A tcrm They miss, or suecp but common souls away: among artificers.
For such a loss or dam his life must say. Waller. When you rivet a pin into a hole, your pin
There had been nothing but bowlings and must have a sboulder to it thicker than the huje sburdings of poor nakid min, belabouring oue
Alore. is wide, that the shou’der slip not through the
another with snargid sticks. hole as well as the shank.
All, clad in shins of beasts, the jav'lin bear;
And shrieks and shoutings rend the suit'ring TO SHOULDER. v. a. [from the noun.]
Dryden. 1. To push with insolence and violence. Wiat hinders you to take the man you love?
The rolling billows beat the ragged shore, The people will be glad, the soldiers sbout; As they the carth would sboulder from her seat. And Bertran, though repining, will be aw'd. Fairy Queen.
Dryder. Dudman, a well-known foreland to mest sail- SHOUT. n. s. [from the verb.) A loud and oss, here shoulders out the ocean, to shape the vehement cry of triumph or exbortation. sanc a large bosom betwean itself. Carew.
Thanks, gentle citizens:
This general applause, and chearful shout,
Argues your wisdom and your love to Richard.
Slatspeare Headed a rachle, and prosau'd his person,
The Rhodians, seeing the enemy turn their Storker'd with filth?
Dryden. backs, gave a great spout in derision. Knollca.
Then he mi ht have died of all admir'd,
And his triumphant soul with sbouts expir’d.
A peal of loud applause rang out,
And thion'd the air, till even the birds fell down
Upon the sbouters lieads.
Dryden, Sboule’ring God's aitar a vile image stands, To SHOW. v.a. pret. showed and shosun;
Belies his features, nay extends his hands. Pope. part. pass, si.own. [rceapan, Sak. schowa 2. To put upon the shoulder.
el, Dutch. This word is frequently Archimedes's lifting up Marcellus's ships written sbew; but since it is always finds little more credit than that of ile kuts
pronounced, and often written, skusi, sbouldering mountains.
Glanville. Suo'ULDER BELT. n. s. [shoulder and
which is tavoured likewise by the Dutch belt.) A belt that comes across the
schowen, I have adjusted the orthogra. shoulder.
phy to the pronunciation.]
1. To exhibit to view, as an agent.
if I do feign,
O let me in my present wildness die, SHO'ULDERBLADE. 13. s. The scapula ;
And never live to shes dh'incredulous world the blade bone to which the arm is con
The noble change that I have purposed. Skats.
Wilt thou sbcou wonders to the dead? Shall pected.
the dead arise and praise thee? Psulms. If I have lifted up my hand against the father Men should not take a change upon them that less, when I saw niy belp in the gaie, bien let they are not tic tor, as if singing, dancing, and mine arm fall froin my shuudderlbout, and mine sherring of tricks, were qualitications for a goarm bu broken from the boae. job.
I through the ample air, in triumph high, sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found Shall lead hell captive, maugre hell, and show in the same, Dawel l t niin be called, Daniel.
The pow'rs of darkness bound. Milton. 13. To discover : tu point out. 2. To afford to the eye or notice, as a thing Wny stand we loncer shivering under fears, containing or exhibiting.
That sboru no end but death?
Milion Nor rant ve skill or art, from whence to raise To Show. v. n. Magnificence; and what can heav'n sbew more! 1. To appear; to look; to be in appear
ance. A mirrour in one hand collective shews,
She shows a body rather than a life, Varied and multiplied, the groupe of woes.
A statue than a brother.
Sb.idspeare. Savage. Just such she sbows before a rising storm. iry. 3. To make to see.
Still on we press; and here renew the carnage, Not higher that hill, nor wider, looking round, So great; that in the stream the moon sboa's Whereon for different cause the tempter set
purple. Our second Adam in the wilderness,
2. To have appearance; to become van To show him all earth's kingdoms and their glory.
Millon. Yet him, God the most high vouchsafes
My lord of York, it better shew'd with " " To call by vision from his father's house,
When that your flock, assembled by the bea, His kindred and false gods, into a land
Encircled you, to hear with rev'rence Which he will sbow hiin.
Your exposition on the holy text,
Than now to see you here, an iron man, 4. To make to perceive. Th'inclement seasons,rain, ice, hail, and snow,
Cheering a rout of rebels with your drum. Slu, Which now the sky with various face begins
• 9. S.
s. [from the verb.] To sbow us in this mountain, while the winds 1. A spectacle ; something publickly 'exBlow moist and keen.
Milton, posed to view for m ney. 5. To make to know.
I do not know what she may produce me: Him the Most High,
but, provided it be a show, I shall be very weil Rapt in a balmy cloud with winged steeds
Allison, Did, as thou saw'st, receive, to walk with God The dwarf kept the gates of the shore roon. High in salvation and the climes of bliss, .
Arbuthnot. Exempt from death; to show thee what reward 2. Superficial appearance; not reality, Awaits the good.
Disapproves that care, though wie in shinau,
3. Ostentatious display. From what point of his compass to beware
Nor doth liis grandeur, and maicstick shoto Impetuous winds.
Of luxury, though call'd magnificence,
Allure inine eve.
Miton. To show thee what shall come in future days Stand before her in a goldin dream; To thee and to thy offspring; good with bad
Set all the pleasures of the world to show, Expect to hear.
Milton, And in vain joys let her loose spirits fow. Dryd. 6. To give proof of; to prove.
The radiant sun 1 his I urge to show
Sends from above teu tituusand blessi:igs down, Invalid chat which thee to doubt it mov'd. Milt.
Nor is be set su high for sbow alone Granville, I'll to the citadel repair,
Never was a charge maintained with such And show my duty by my timely care. Drydex. slow of gravity, which had a slighter foundation.' Achatus diligence nis duty sbows. Dryden.
Atterburye 7. To publish; make publick; to proclaim. I envy none their pageantry and show,
Ye are a chosen generation, that ye should envy none the gilling of their woe.
1 Peter. The city itself make the noblest show of any 8. To inforn; to teach: with of.
in the world: the houses are most of them paini. I shall no more speak in proverbs, but shew ed on the outside, so that they look extremely you plainly of the Father. Fobn. gay and lively.
iddison. 9. To make known.
5. Publick appearance : contrary to conI raised thee up to sbew in thee my power, cealment.
Jesus, rising from his grave, Nothing wants, but that thy shape, Spoil'd principalities and pow'rs, triumph'd Like his, and color serpentine, may show
In open sbuz, and with ascension bright Thy howard fraud, to warn all creatures from Captivity led captive.
6. Semblance; likeness. 10. To conduct. To show, in this sense, When devils will their blackest sins put on, is to sbow the quay.
They do suggest at first with heav'nly shows. Sretaling him for some cautious city patient,
Sbakspeare. that came for privacy, shews him into the din He through pass'd the midst unmark'd, ing soon.
Swift. In show plebeian angel militant. Miltor. 11. To offer; to afford.
7. Speciousness; plausibility. To him that is afflicted, pity should be sbewed The places of Ezechiel have some show in from his friend.
Fob. the n; for there the Lord commandeth the LeFelix, sing to show the Jews a pleasure, left vites, which had committed idolatry, to be put Paul bound
Acts. froin their dignity, and serve in inferior miniIl t shalt utterly destroy them; make no stries.
W bitgifi. Crec nunt with thein, nor show mercy unto
The kindred of the slain forgive the deed; thent.
Deuteronomy. But a short exile must for sbow precede. Diyd. 12. To explain; to expound.
8. External appearance. For asmuch as knowledge and sbewing of hard Shall I say O Zoelmane ? Alas, your words be
against it. Shall I say prince Pyrocles? Wretch 3. To distribute or scatter with great in that I am, your show is manifest against it.
Sidney. Fierce was the fight on the proud Belgians side,
After this fair discharge, all civil bonours have For hono: r, u nich they seldom sought before;
ing sborvered on him before, there now fell out occasion to action.
Wstton. But now they by their own vain boasts were
Cæsar's favour, tied, And forc'd, at least in sbow, to prize it more.
That sboru’rs down greatness on his friends, will
Addison. 9. Extitition to view.
TOSHO'WEL. 24.11. To be rainy.
SHO's! Rod. from shower ] Rainy. That neither singly can be manitost d,
A hlly fieid, where the stubble is standing, Without the shew of both. Seckspeare.
set on tire in the showery season, will put forth niisdrooms.
Bacon. 10. Perp; magnificent spectacle. As for triumphs, masks, fi asts, and such sheque,
Murianus came from Anxur's show'ry height, men need not be put in mind of thein. D'acun.
Tin langed rocks and stony quarries white,
Addison II. Phantom; not relity.
The combat thickens, like the storm that flies What you saw was all a fairy skore;
Fronu westward, when the sbow'ry winds arise. And all those airy shpes you now behold
Addison, Were human bodies once
Dryden. SHo'wis!. adj. [from show.] 12. Kepal' ntative crian.
I. Splendid; gaudy. Florio was so over helmed with happiness, that he could not make a reply; but <xpressed
The escutcheons of the company are sbowisk, in dunib sboru those sentiments of gratitude that
and will look magnificent.
Swift were too big for utterance.
2. O tentatious.
SHOWN. (prét. and part.pass. of To show.] SHOWBREAD or SHE'E BREAD. n. s.
Exhibited. (show and bread ] Among the Jews,
Mercy shown on man by him seduc'd. Milt. they thus called loaves of bread that the
SHO'wi.adi. (trom show.] Ostentatious. priesi of the week put every Sabbaili Men of warm imaginations neglect solid and day upon the golden table, which was substantial happiness for what is sbow and slim inine sanctum betore the Lord. They perficial.
Addison. were covered with leaves of gold, and
SHRANK. The preterit of shrink.
The children of Israel eat not of the sinew vere twelve in number, representing the
which sbrank upon the liollow of the thigh. twelve tribes of Israel. They served
Genesis. them up hot, and at the same time took TO SIRED. v. a. pret, shred. (rcreadan, away the stale ones, which could not
Saxon.] To cut into small pieces. Combe eaten but by the priest alone. This
monly used of cloth or herbs. ofiering was accompanied with frankin It hath a number of short cuts or sbredding', cense and salt.
Calmet. which inay be better called wishes than prayers. Set upon the table showbread before me.
Hooker. Exodus. One gathered wild gourds, and shred them. SHOWER. n. s. [.scheure, Dutch.]
2 Kings. 1. Rain either moderate or violent.
Where did you whet your knife to-night, he
cries, If the boy have not a woman's gift,
And sbread the leeks that in your stomach rise ? Toruin a shower of cominanded tears, An onion will do well for such a stift. Sbaksp.
Dryden. The ancient cinnamon vas, vile it grew, the
SHRED. 1. s, [from the verb.] driest; and in slarvers it prospered worst. Bucum. 1. A small piece cut off. 2. Srerm of 2 y tting tailor thick
Gold, grown somewhat churlish by recovering, I'll set thec in a stier of gold, and hail is made more pliant by throwing in shress of
Bacon. tanned leather.
The mighty Tyrian queen, that gain'd
With subile sb ads a tract of land, Like Danaë in the golden storer,
Caren. 15 im in pleasure.
Did leave it with a castle fair
Hudibras. With show'rs of stones he drives them far
To his great ancestor.
A beggar might patch up a garment with such away;
shreds as the world throws away. The scatt'ring dogs around at distance bay. Pope. $. Any very libera! :i:ibition.
2. A fragment. He and mus.If
They said they were an hungry; sighed forth Have travell'd in the great shower of your gifts,
proverbs, And sitet! felt it.
That hunger broke stone walls; that dogs must
eat : TO SUS'WE", V. u. [from the noun.]
And with these sbreds they vented thcir comI. Toret or drown with rain.
Sbakspeure. Serve they as a fou'ry verge, to bind
Shreds of wit and senseless thimes The tid kirts of th it same watry cloud,
Blunder'd out a thousand times. Swift. Lestitage in dissolve, and shorestie ear:k? M1ilt.
panegyrick is made up of half a dozea The sin more glad in press'd bis beams,
shreds, like a schoolboy's theme, beaton general Thun fair evening cloud, or humid bew,
Szeift. When Gert hath sborurid the earth. Millon.
SIIREW. n. s. [schreven, German, to cla. 2. To pour doun. Tiese, lullid by misliingiles, coloracin slept;
mour. ) A peevish, malignant, ciamourAidendeir naberlimb the sou 'ry tud
ous, spiteful, vexatious, turbulent, koSbcoerd 10:es, which ihe non repair'd. liiit. man. It appears in Robirt of Gloucester,