Name Report For First Name SHAIN:


First name SHAIN's origin is Irish. SHAIN means "variant of shaun from john". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with SHAIN below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of shain.(Brown names are of the same origin (Irish) with SHAIN and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with SHAIN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming SHAIN


shaina shaine

NAMES RHYMING WITH SHAŻN (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 4 Letters (hain) - Names That Ends with hain:

dubhain bothain broehain deoradhain fallamhain diolmhain bheathain thain gille-eathain

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ain) - Names That Ends with ain:

brengwain husain agravain alain mabonagrain tortain fiamain bain banain coinleain charmain etain germain ain bhradain brittain cain cochlain cuchulain culain dain dewain dubhagain dwain efrain fain flannagain gauvain gawain gordain gormain husnain hussain iain jermain justain lochlain mabonaqain macbain morain narain riordain thawain tremain wain zain bharain twain swain brain houdain helain ghislain romain evrain mordrain owain jordain

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (in) - Names That Ends with in:

fatin yasmin camarin maolmin delbin kristin adin gin ixcatzin tepin tlazohtzin xochicotzin yoltzin zeltzin ihrin adwin akin alafin din kayin yerodin abbudin abdul-muhaimin aladdin amin mazin muhsin yasin custennin erbin pheredin taliesin txomin

NAMES RHYMING WITH SHAŻN (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 4 Letters (shai) - Names That Begins with shai:

shai shaibya shailey shaithis

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (sha) - Names That Begins with sha:

sha-mia sha-ul shaaban shaan shabab shabaka shace shad shada shadd shaddoc shaddock shadha shadi shadia shadiyah shadoe shadrach shadwell shae shaela shaeleigh shaelynn shafeeq shafiq shahana shaheen shahrazad shakeh shaker shakini shakir shakira shaku shalene shalom shalott shamay shamika shamra shamus shan shanahan shanaye shandley shandon shandy shane shani shania shanika shaniyah shanley shann shanna shannen shannon shanta shantae shapa sharada sharaden sharama sharanya sharayah shareef shareefa shareek sharif sharifa sharifah sharlene sharmila sharni sharnta sharon sharongila sharufa shashi shasti shattuck shauden shaughn shaun shauna shaundre shaunta shauntia shavana shaw shawe shawn shawna shawnasea shawnessey shawnette


First Names which starts with 'sh' and ends with 'in':


First Names which starts with 's' and ends with 'n':

sachin safin safwan sahran salamon salhtun salman salomon salton samman sampson samson sanborn sanderson sandon sanson santon saran sarpedon sasson saturnin saunderson sawsan saxan saxon scanlan scanlon scannalan scelftun scotlyn scrydan seadon sean seanachan seanan seaton sebasten sebastian sebastien sebastyn sebestyen seeton sefton sein seireadan selden seldon selvyn selwin selwyn sen senen senon seosaimhin seosaimhthin seppanen serafin serban seren seton severin severn sevin sevrin sextein sexton shawnn shayan shaylon shaylynn shayten shealyn sheehan shelden sheldon shelton sherbourn sheridan sherman shermon sheron sherwyn shiann shim'on shimshon shipton shohn shonn shoukran shoushan shuman shyann siann siannan sidon siman simen simeon simon

English Words Rhyming SHAIN


ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH SHAŻN (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 4 Letters (hain) - English Words That Ends with hain:

chainnoun (n.) A series of links or rings, usually of metal, connected, or fitted into one another, used for various purposes, as of support, of restraint, of ornament, of the exertion and transmission of mechanical power, etc.
 noun (n.) That which confines, fetters, or secures, as a chain; a bond; as, the chains of habit.
 noun (n.) A series of things linked together; or a series of things connected and following each other in succession; as, a chain of mountains; a chain of events or ideas.
 noun (n.) An instrument which consists of links and is used in measuring land.
 noun (n.) Iron links bolted to the side of a vessel to bold the dead-eyes connected with the shrouds; also, the channels.
 noun (n.) The warp threads of a web.
 verb (v. t.) To fasten, bind, or connect with a chain; to fasten or bind securely, as with a chain; as, to chain a bulldog.
 verb (v. t.) To keep in slavery; to enslave.
 verb (v. t.) To unite closely and strongly.
 verb (v. t.) To measure with the chain.
 verb (v. t.) To protect by drawing a chain across, as a harbor.

hogchainnoun (n.) A chain or tie rod, in a boat or barge, to prevent the vessel from hogging.

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ain) - English Words That Ends with ain:

almainnoun (n.) Alt. of Alman

amainnoun (n.) With might; with full force; vigorously; violently; exceedingly.
 noun (n.) At full speed; in great haste; also, at once.
 verb (v. t.) To lower, as a sail, a yard, etc.
 verb (v. i.) To lower the topsail, in token of surrender; to yield.

archchamberlainnoun (n.) A chief chamberlain; -- an officer of the old German empire, whose office was similar to that of the great chamberlain in England.

attainnoun (n.) Attainment.
 verb (v. t.) To achieve or accomplish, that is, to reach by efforts; to gain; to compass; as, to attain rest.
 verb (v. t.) To gain or obtain possession of; to acquire.
 verb (v. t.) To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain.
 verb (v. t.) To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.
 verb (v. t.) To overtake.
 verb (v. t.) To reach in excellence or degree; to equal.
 verb (v. i.) To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.; to reach.
 verb (v. i.) To come or arrive, by an effort of mind.

bainnoun (n.) A bath; a bagnio.

bargainnoun (n.) An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.
 noun (n.) An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
 noun (n.) A purchase; also ( when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain.
 noun (n.) The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.
 noun (n.) To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; -- followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a farmer for a cow.
 verb (v. t.) To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another.

blainnoun (n.) An inflammatory swelling or sore; a bulla, pustule, or blister.
 noun (n.) A bladder growing on the root of the tongue of a horse, against the windpipe, and stopping the breath.

boatswainnoun (n.) An officer who has charge of the boats, sails, rigging, colors, anchors, cables, cordage, etc., of a ship, and who also summons the crew, and performs other duties.
 noun (n.) The jager gull.
 noun (n.) The tropic bird.

brainnoun (n.) The whitish mass of soft matter (the center of the nervous system, and the seat of consciousness and volition) which is inclosed in the cartilaginous or bony cranium of vertebrate animals. It is simply the anterior termination of the spinal cord, and is developed from three embryonic vesicles, whose cavities are connected with the central canal of the cord; the cavities of the vesicles become the central cavities, or ventricles, and the walls thicken unequally and become the three segments, the fore-, mid-, and hind-brain.
 noun (n.) The anterior or cephalic ganglion in insects and other invertebrates.
 noun (n.) The organ or seat of intellect; hence, the understanding.
 noun (n.) The affections; fancy; imagination.
 verb (v. t.) To dash out the brains of; to kill by beating out the brains. Hence, Fig.: To destroy; to put an end to; to defeat.
 verb (v. t.) To conceive; to understand.

captainnoun (n.) A head, or chief officer
 noun (n.) The military officer who commands a company, troop, or battery, or who has the rank entitling him to do so though he may be employed on other service.
 noun (n.) An officer in the United States navy, next above a commander and below a commodore, and ranking with a colonel in the army.
 noun (n.) By courtesy, an officer actually commanding a vessel, although not having the rank of captain.
 noun (n.) The master or commanding officer of a merchant vessel.
 noun (n.) One in charge of a portion of a ship's company; as, a captain of a top, captain of a gun, etc.
 noun (n.) The foreman of a body of workmen.
 noun (n.) A person having authority over others acting in concert; as, the captain of a boat's crew; the captain of a football team.
 noun (n.) A military leader; a warrior.
 adjective (a.) Chief; superior.
 verb (v. t.) To act as captain of; to lead.

catchdrainnoun (n.) A ditch or drain along the side of a hill to catch the surface water; also, a ditch at the side of a canal to catch the surplus water.

certainnoun (n.) Certainty.
 noun (n.) A certain number or quantity.
 adjective (a.) Assured in mind; having no doubts; free from suspicions concerning.
 adjective (a.) Determined; resolved; -- used with an infinitive.
 adjective (a.) Not to be doubted or denied; established as a fact.
 adjective (a.) Actually existing; sure to happen; inevitable.
 adjective (a.) Unfailing; infallible.
 adjective (a.) Fixed or stated; regular; determinate.
 adjective (a.) Not specifically named; indeterminate; indefinite; one or some; -- sometimes used independenty as a noun, and meaning certain persons.
 adverb (adv.) Certainly.

chamberlainnoun (n.) An officer or servant who has charge of a chamber or chambers.
 noun (n.) An upper servant of an inn.
 noun (n.) An officer having the direction and management of the private chambers of a nobleman or monarch; hence, in Europe, one of the high officers of a court.
 noun (n.) A treasurer or receiver of public money; as, the chamberlain of London, of North Wales, etc.

chaplainnoun (n.) An ecclesiastic who has a chapel, or who performs religious service in a chapel.
 noun (n.) A clergyman who is officially attached to the army or navy, to some public institution, or to a family or court, for the purpose of performing divine service.
 noun (n.) Any person (clergyman or layman) chosen to conduct religious exercises for a society, etc.; as, a chaplain of a Masonic or a temperance lodge.

chevrotainnoun (n.) A small ruminant of the family Tragulidae a allied to the musk deer. It inhabits Africa and the East Indies. See Kanchil.

chieftainnoun (n.) A captain, leader, or commander; a chief; the head of a troop, army, or clan.

chilblainnoun (n.) A blain, sore, or inflammatory swelling, produced by exposure of the feet or hands to cold, and attended by itching, pain, and sometimes ulceration.
 verb (v. t.) To produce chilblains upon.

cockswainnoun (n.) The steersman of a boat; a petty officer who has charge of a boat and its crew.

copatainadjective (a.) Having a high crown, or a point or peak at top.

cordwainnoun (n.) A term used in the Middle Ages for Spanish leather (goatskin tanned and dressed), and hence, any leather handsomely finished, colored, gilded, or the like.

coxswainnoun (n.) See Cockswain.

curtainnoun (n.) A hanging screen intended to darken or conceal, and admitting of being drawn back or up, and reclosed at pleasure; esp., drapery of cloth or lace hanging round a bed or at a window; in theaters, and like places, a movable screen for concealing the stage.
 noun (n.) That part of the rampart and parapet which is between two bastions or two gates. See Illustrations of Ravelin and Bastion.
 noun (n.) That part of a wall of a building which is between two pavilions, towers, etc.
 noun (n.) A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.
 verb (v. t.) To inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains.

dagswainnoun (n.) A coarse woolen fabric made of daglocks, or the refuse of wool.

demainnoun (n.) Rule; management.
 noun (n.) See Demesne.

detainnoun (n.) Detention.
 verb (v. t.) To keep back or from; to withhold.
 verb (v. t.) To restrain from proceeding; to stay or stop; to delay; as, we were detained by an accident.
 verb (v. t.) To hold or keep in custody.

digitainnoun (n.) Any one of several extracts of foxglove (Digitalis), as the "French extract," the "German extract," etc., which differ among themselves in composition and properties.
 noun (n.) A supposedly distinct vegetable principle as the essential ingredient of the extracts. It is a white, crystalline substance, and is regarded as a glucoside.

domainnoun (n.) Dominion; empire; authority.
 noun (n.) The territory over which dominion or authority is exerted; the possessions of a sovereign or commonwealth, or the like. Also used figuratively.
 noun (n.) Landed property; estate; especially, the land about the mansion house of a lord, and in his immediate occupancy; demesne.
 noun (n.) Ownership of land; an estate or patrimony which one has in his own right; absolute proprietorship; paramount or sovereign ownership.

drainnoun (n.) The act of draining, or of drawing off; gradual and continuous outflow or withdrawal; as, the drain of specie from a country.
 noun (n.) That means of which anything is drained; a channel; a trench; a water course; a sewer; a sink.
 noun (n.) The grain from the mashing tub; as, brewers' drains.
 verb (v. t.) To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of.
 verb (v. t.) To exhaust of liquid contents by drawing them off; to make gradually dry or empty; to remove surface water, as from streets, by gutters, etc.; to deprive of moisture; hence, to exhaust; to empty of wealth, resources, or the like; as, to drain a country of its specie.
 verb (v. t.) To filter.
 verb (v. i.) To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off.
 verb (v. i.) To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as, let the vessel stand and drain.

elainnoun (n.) Same as Olein.

entertainnoun (n.) Entertainment.
 verb (v. t.) To be at the charges of; to take or keep in one's service; to maintain; to support; to harbor; to keep.
 verb (v. t.) To give hospitable reception and maintenance to; to receive at one's board, or into one's house; to receive as a guest.
 verb (v. t.) To engage the attention of agreeably; to amuse with that which makes the time pass pleasantly; to divert; as, to entertain friends with conversation, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To give reception to; to receive, in general; to receive and take into consideration; to admit, treat, or make use of; as, to entertain a proposal.
 verb (v. t.) To meet or encounter, as an enemy.
 verb (v. t.) To keep, hold, or maintain in the mind with favor; to keep in the mind; to harbor; to cherish; as, to entertain sentiments.
 verb (v. t.) To lead on; to bring along; to introduce.
 verb (v. i.) To receive, or provide entertainment for, guests; as, he entertains generously.

epictetainadjective (a.) Pertaining to Epictetus, the Roman Stoic philosopher, whose conception of life was to be passionless under whatever circumstances.

explainadjective (a.) To flatten; to spread out; to unfold; to expand.
 adjective (a.) To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to expound; to unfold and illustrate the meaning of; as, to explain a chapter of the Bible.
 verb (v. i.) To give an explanation.

fainadjective (a.) Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined.
 adjective (a.) Satisfied; contented; also, constrained.
 adverb (adv.) With joy; gladly; -- with wold.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To be glad ; to wish or desire.

filigrainnoun (n.) Alt. of Filigrane

forebrainnoun (n.) The anterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the prosencephalon and thalamencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the prosencephalon only. See Brain.

fountainnoun (n.) A spring of water issuing from the earth.
 noun (n.) An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the structure or works in which such a jet or stream rises or flows; a basin built and constantly supplied with pure water for drinking and other useful purposes, or for ornament.
 noun (n.) A reservoir or chamber to contain a liquid which can be conducted or drawn off as needed for use; as, the ink fountain in a printing press, etc.
 noun (n.) The source from which anything proceeds, or from which anything is supplied continuously; origin; source.

fusainnoun (n.) Fine charcoal of willow wood, used as a drawing implement.
 noun (n.) A drawing made with it. See Charcoal, n. 2, and Charcoal drawing, under Charcoal.

gainnoun (n.) A square or beveled notch cut out of a girder, binding joist, or other timber which supports a floor beam, so as to receive the end of the floor beam.
 noun (n.) To get, as profit or advantage; to obtain or acquire by effort or labor; as, to gain a good living.
 noun (n.) To come off winner or victor in; to be successful in; to obtain by competition; as, to gain a battle; to gain a case at law; to gain a prize.
 noun (n.) To draw into any interest or party; to win to one's side; to conciliate.
 noun (n.) To reach; to attain to; to arrive at; as, to gain the top of a mountain; to gain a good harbor.
 noun (n.) To get, incur, or receive, as loss, harm, or damage.
 adjective (a.) Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable.
 verb (v. t.) That which is gained, obtained, or acquired, as increase, profit, advantage, or benefit; -- opposed to loss.
 verb (v. t.) The obtaining or amassing of profit or valuable possessions; acquisition; accumulation.
 verb (v. i.) To have or receive advantage or profit; to acquire gain; to grow rich; to advance in interest, health, or happiness; to make progress; as, the sick man gains daily.

gainpainnoun (n.) Bread-gainer; -- a term applied in the Middle Ages to the sword of a hired soldier.

germainadjective (a.) See Germane.

grainnoun (v. & n.) See Groan.
 noun (n.) A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of those plants, like wheat, whose seeds are used for food.
 noun (n.) The fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; -- used collectively.
 noun (n.) Any small, hard particle, as of sand, sugar, salt, etc.; hence, any minute portion or particle; as, a grain of gunpowder, of pollen, of starch, of sense, of wit, etc.
 noun (n.) The unit of the English system of weights; -- so called because considered equal to the average of grains taken from the middle of the ears of wheat. 7,000 grains constitute the pound avoirdupois, and 5,760 grains the pound troy. A grain is equal to .0648 gram. See Gram.
 noun (n.) A reddish dye made from the coccus insect, or kermes; hence, a red color of any tint or hue, as crimson, scarlet, etc.; sometimes used by the poets as equivalent to Tyrian purple.
 noun (n.) The composite particles of any substance; that arrangement of the particles of any body which determines its comparative roughness or hardness; texture; as, marble, sugar, sandstone, etc., of fine grain.
 noun (n.) The direction, arrangement, or appearance of the fibers in wood, or of the strata in stone, slate, etc.
 noun (n.) The fiber which forms the substance of wood or of any fibrous material.
 noun (n.) The hair side of a piece of leather, or the marking on that side.
 noun (n.) The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called draff.
 noun (n.) A rounded prominence on the back of a sepal, as in the common dock. See Grained, a., 4.
 noun (n.) To yield fruit.
 noun (n.) To form grains, or to assume a granular ferm, as the result of crystallization; to granulate.
 noun (n.) A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant.
 noun (n.) A tine, prong, or fork.
 noun (n.) One the branches of a valley or of a river.
 noun (n.) An iron first speak or harpoon, having four or more barbed points.
 noun (n.) A blade of a sword, knife, etc.
 noun (n.) A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.
 adjective (a.) Temper; natural disposition; inclination.
 adjective (a.) A sort of spice, the grain of paradise.
 verb (v. t.) To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To form (powder, sugar, etc.) into grains.
 verb (v. t.) To take the hair off (skins); to soften and raise the grain of (leather, etc.).

grosgrainadjective (a.) Of a coarse texture; -- applied to silk with a heavy thread running crosswise.

hindbrainnoun (n.) The posterior of the three principal divisions of the brain, including the epencephalon and metencephalon. Sometimes restricted to the epencephalon only.

incertainnoun (n.) Uncertain; doubtful; unsteady.

ingrainnoun (n.) An ingrain fabric, as a carpet.
 adjective (a.) Dyed with grain, or kermes.
 adjective (a.) Dyed before manufacture, -- said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general, thoroughly inwrought; forming an essential part of the substance.
 verb (v. t.) To dye with or in grain or kermes.
 verb (v. t.) To dye in the grain, or before manufacture.
 verb (v. t.) To work into the natural texture or into the mental or moral constitution of; to stain; to saturate; to imbue; to infix deeply.

interbrainnoun (n.) See Thalamencephalon.

jainnoun (n.) Alt. of Jaina

kainnoun (n.) Poultry, etc., required by the lease to be paid in kind by a tenant to his landlord.

lackbrainnoun (n.) One who is deficient in understanding; a witless person.

legerdemainnoun (n.) Sleight of hand; a trick of sleight of hand; hence, any artful deception or trick.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH SHAŻN (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 4 Letters (shai) - Words That Begins with shai:

shaiknoun (n.) See Sheik.

shaitannoun (n.) Alt. of Sheitan

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (sha) - Words That Begins with sha:

shabnoun (n.) The itch in animals; also, a scab.
 verb (v. t.) To play mean tricks; to act shabbily.
 verb (v. t.) To scratch; to rub.

shabbingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shab

shabbedadjective (a.) Shabby.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Shab

shabbinessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being sghabby.

shabblenoun (n.) Alt. of Shabble
 noun (n.) A kind of crooked sword or hanger.

shabbynoun (n.) Torn or worn to rage; poor; mean; ragged.
 noun (n.) Clothed with ragged, much worn, or soiled garments.
 noun (n.) Mean; paltry; despicable; as, shabby treatment.

shabracknoun (n.) The saddlecloth or housing of a cavalry horse.

shacknoun (n.) The grain left after harvest or gleaning; also, nuts which have fallen to the ground.
 noun (n.) Liberty of winter pasturage.
 noun (n.) A shiftless fellow; a low, itinerant beggar; a vagabond; a tramp.
 verb (v. t.) To shed or fall, as corn or grain at harvest.
 verb (v. t.) To feed in stubble, or upon waste corn.
 verb (v. t.) To wander as a vagabond or a tramp.
 verb (v. i.) A hut; a shanty; a cabin.

shackatorynoun (n.) A hound.

shacklenoun (n.) Stubble.
 noun (n.) Something which confines the legs or arms so as to prevent their free motion; specifically, a ring or band inclosing the ankle or wrist, and fastened to a similar shackle on the other leg or arm, or to something else, by a chain or a strap; a gyve; a fetter.
 noun (n.) Hence, that which checks or prevents free action.
 noun (n.) A fetterlike band worn as an ornament.
 noun (n.) A link or loop, as in a chain, fitted with a movable bolt, so that the parts can be separated, or the loop removed; a clevis.
 noun (n.) A link for connecting railroad cars; -- called also drawlink, draglink, etc.
 noun (n.) The hinged and curved bar of a padlock, by which it is hung to the staple.
 verb (v. t.) To tie or confine the limbs of, so as to prevent free motion; to bind with shackles; to fetter; to chain.
 verb (v. t.) Figuratively: To bind or confine so as to prevent or embarrass action; to impede; to cumber.
 verb (v. t.) To join by a link or chain, as railroad cars.

shacklingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shackle

shacklocknoun (n.) A sort of shackle.

shacklyadjective (a.) Shaky; rickety.

shadnoun (n. sing. & pl.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the Herring family. The American species (Clupea sapidissima), which is abundant on the Atlantic coast and ascends the larger rivers in spring to spawn, is an important market fish. The European allice shad, or alose (C. alosa), and the twaite shad. (C. finta), are less important species.

shadbirdnoun (n.) The American, or Wilson's, snipe. See under Snipe. So called because it appears at the same time as the shad.
 noun (n.) The common European sandpiper.

shaddnoun (n.) Rounded stones containing tin ore, lying at the surface of the ground, and indicating a vein.

shaddocknoun (n.) A tree (Citrus decumana) and its fruit, which is a large species of orange; -- called also forbidden fruit, and pompelmous.

shadenoun (n.) Comparative obscurity owing to interception or interruption of the rays of light; partial darkness caused by the intervention of something between the space contemplated and the source of light.
 noun (n.) Darkness; obscurity; -- often in the plural.
 noun (n.) An obscure place; a spot not exposed to light; hence, a secluded retreat.
 noun (n.) That which intercepts, or shelters from, light or the direct rays of the sun; hence, also, that which protects from heat or currents of air; a screen; protection; shelter; cover; as, a lamp shade.
 noun (n.) Shadow.
 noun (n.) The soul after its separation from the body; -- so called because the ancients it to be perceptible to the sight, though not to the touch; a spirit; a ghost; as, the shades of departed heroes.
 noun (n.) The darker portion of a picture; a less illuminated part. See Def. 1, above.
 noun (n.) Degree or variation of color, as darker or lighter, stronger or paler; as, a delicate shade of pink.
 noun (n.) A minute difference or variation, as of thought, belief, expression, etc.; also, the quality or degree of anything which is distinguished from others similar by slight differences; as, the shades of meaning in synonyms.
 noun (n.) To undergo or exhibit minute difference or variation, as of color, meaning, expression, etc.; to pass by slight changes; -- used chiefly with a preposition, as into, away, off.
 verb (v. t.) To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from.
 verb (v. t.) To shelter; to cover from injury; to protect; to screen; to hide; as, to shade one's eyes.
 verb (v. t.) To obscure; to dim the brightness of.
 verb (v. t.) To pain in obscure colors; to darken.
 verb (v. t.) To mark with gradations of light or color.
 verb (v. t.) To present a shadow or image of; to shadow forth; to represent.

shadingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shade
 noun (n.) Act or process of making a shade.
 noun (n.) That filling up which represents the effect of more or less darkness, expressing rotundity, projection, etc., in a picture or a drawing.

shadefuladjective (a.) Full of shade; shady.

shadelessadjective (a.) Being without shade; not shaded.

shadernoun (n.) One who, or that which, shades.

shadinessnoun (n.) Quality or state of being shady.

shadoofnoun (n.) A machine, resembling a well sweep, used in Egypt for raising water from the Nile for irrigation.

shadownoun (n.) Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form of the body which intercepts the rays of light; as, the shadow of a man, of a tree, or of a tower. See the Note under Shade, n., 1.
 noun (n.) Darkness; shade; obscurity.
 noun (n.) A shaded place; shelter; protection; security.
 noun (n.) A reflected image, as in a mirror or in water.
 noun (n.) That which follows or attends a person or thing like a shadow; an inseparable companion; hence, an obsequious follower.
 noun (n.) A spirit; a ghost; a shade; a phantom.
 noun (n.) An imperfect and faint representation; adumbration; indistinct image; dim bodying forth; hence, mystical representation; type.
 noun (n.) A small degree; a shade.
 noun (n.) An uninvited guest coming with one who is invited.
 noun (n.) To cut off light from; to put in shade; to shade; to throw a shadow upon; to overspead with obscurity.
 noun (n.) To conceal; to hide; to screen.
 noun (n.) To protect; to shelter from danger; to shroud.
 noun (n.) To mark with gradations of light or color; to shade.
 noun (n.) To represent faintly or imperfectly; to adumbrate; hence, to represent typically.
 noun (n.) To cloud; to darken; to cast a gloom over.
 noun (n.) To attend as closely as a shadow; to follow and watch closely, especially in a secret or unobserved manner; as, a detective shadows a criminal.

shadowingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shadow
 noun (n.) Shade, or gradation of light and color; shading.
 noun (n.) A faint representation; an adumbration.

shadowinessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being shadowy.

shadowishadjective (a.) Shadowy; vague.

shadowlessadjective (a.) Having no shadow.

shadowyadjective (a.) Full of shade or shadows; causing shade or shadow.
 adjective (a.) Hence, dark; obscure; gloomy; dim.
 adjective (a.) Not brightly luminous; faintly light.
 adjective (a.) Faintly representative; hence, typical.
 adjective (a.) Unsubstantial; unreal; as, shadowy honor.

shadrachnoun (n.) A mass of iron on which the operation of smelting has failed of its intended effect; -- so called from Shadrach, one of the three Hebrews who came forth unharmed from the fiery furnace of Nebuchadnezzar. (See Dan. iii. 26, 27.)

shafflernoun (n.) A hobbler; one who limps; a shuffer.

shafiitenoun (n.) A member of one of the four sects of the Sunnites, or Orthodox Mohammedans; -- so called from its founder, Mohammed al-Shafei.

shaftnoun (n.) The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow.
 noun (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.
 noun (n.) That which resembles in some degree the stem or handle of an arrow or a spear; a long, slender part, especially when cylindrical.
 noun (n.) The trunk, stem, or stalk of a plant.
 noun (n.) The stem or midrib of a feather.
 noun (n.) The pole, or tongue, of a vehicle; also, a thill.
 noun (n.) The part of a candlestick which supports its branches.
 noun (n.) The handle or helve of certain tools, instruments, etc., as a hammer, a whip, etc.
 noun (n.) A pole, especially a Maypole.
 noun (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.
 noun (n.) A column, an obelisk, or other spire-shaped or columnar monument.
 noun (n.) A rod at the end of a heddle.
 noun (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.
 noun (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.
 noun (n.) A well-like excavation in the earth, perpendicular or nearly so, made for reaching and raising ore, for raising water, etc.
 noun (n.) A long passage for the admission or outlet of air; an air shaft.
 noun (n.) The chamber of a blast furnace.

shaftedadjective (a.) Furnished with a shaft, or with shafts; as, a shafted arch.
 adjective (a.) Having a shaft; -- applied to a spear when the head and the shaft are of different tinctures.

shaftingnoun (n.) Shafts, collectivelly; a system of connected shafts for communicating motion.

shaftmannoun (n.) Alt. of Shaftment

shaftmentnoun (n.) A measure of about six inches.

shagnoun (n.) Coarse hair or nap; rough, woolly hair.
 noun (n.) A kind of cloth having a long, coarse nap.
 noun (n.) A kind of prepared tobacco cut fine.
 noun (n.) Any species of cormorant.
 adjective (a.) Hairy; shaggy.
 verb (v. t.) To make hairy or shaggy; hence, to make rough.

shaggingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shag

shagbarknoun (n.) A rough-barked species of hickory (Carya alba), its nut. Called also shellbark. See Hickory.
 noun (n.) The West Indian Pithecolobium micradenium, a legiminous tree with a red coiled-up pod.

shagebushnoun (n.) A sackbut.

shaggedadjective (a.) Shaggy; rough.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Shag

shagginessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being shaggy; roughness; shaggedness.

shaggynoun (n.) Rough with long hair or wool.
 noun (n.) Rough; rugged; jaggy.

shagreennoun (n.) A kind of untanned leather prepared in Russia and the East, from the skins of horses, asses, and camels, and grained so as to be covered with small round granulations. This characteristic surface is produced by pressing small seeds into the grain or hair side when moist, and afterward, when dry, scraping off the roughness left between them, and then, by soaking, causing the portions of the skin which had been compressed or indented by the seeds to swell up into relief. It is used for covering small cases and boxes.
 noun (n.) The skin of various small sharks and other fishes when having small, rough, bony scales. The dogfishes of the genus Scyllium furnish a large part of that used in the arts.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Shagreened
 verb (v. t.) To chagrin.

shagreenedadjective (a.) Made or covered with the leather called shagreen.
 adjective (a.) Covered with rough scales or points like those on shagreen.

shahnoun (n.) The title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries, especially Persia.

shahinnoun (n.) A large and swift Asiatic falcon (Falco pregrinator) highly valued in falconry.

shakingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shake


English Words which starts with 'sh' and ends with 'in':

sheepskinnoun (n.) The skin of a sheep; or, leather prepared from it.
 noun (n.) A diploma; -- so called because usually written or printed on parchment prepared from the skin of the sheep.

shinnoun (n.) The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone; the lower part of the leg; the shank.
 noun (n.) A fish plate for rails.
 verb (v. i.) To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like; -- used with up; as, to shin up a mast.
 verb (v. i.) To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as for the payment of one's notes at the bank.
 verb (v. t.) To climb (a pole, etc.) by shinning up.