Name Report For First Name SHAN:


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

Rhymes with SHAN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming SHAN


lishan nishan shani shoushan ishani shanta aleshanee ishanvi leshanti shanaye shania shanika shaniyah shanna shannen shantae shoshana aeshan eshan roshan shanahan shandon shandy shane shanley shann shannon shandley

NAMES RHYMING WITH SHAN (According to last letters):

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

achan siobhan farhan ferhan lahthan burhan nabhan rayhan aodhhan buadhachan ceileachan ciardubhan gabhan gaelbhan stiabhan johan khan than maeghan meghan reaghan siubhan aahan alhan aodhan athan baethan banbhan beathan bothan brochan brychan callaghan callahan ceallachan chan dubhan eachan eghan eithan eoghan garbhan han johnathan jonathan keaghan leathan maolruadhan matthan monohan naomhan reghan rohan ruadhan seanachan sheehan siodhachan sruthan stephan strahan subhan suileabhan vaughan zephan nathan ethan sluaghan loghan deasmumhan cobhan corcurachan caomhan melechan comhghan

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

ayan iman loiyan saran anan hanan janan rukan sawsan wijdan siran morgan regan nuallan jolan yasiman ran papan teyacapan tonalnan shuman lilian bian tan abdiraxman aman

NAMES RHYMING WITH SHAN (According to first letters):

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 shai shaibya shailey shain shaina shaine shaithis shakeh shaker shakini shakir shakira shaku shalene shalom shalott shamay shamika shamra shamus 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 shawnita shawnn shawntel shay shayan shayde shaye shayla shaylee shayleigh shaylon shaylynn shayna shayne shayten


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 sarpedon sasson saturnin saunderson saxan saxon scanlan scanlon scannalan scelftun scotlyn scrydan seadon sean 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 shealyn shelden sheldon shelton sherbourn sheridan sherman shermon sheron sherwin sherwyn shiann shim'on shimshon shipton shohn shonn shoukran shyann siann siannan sidon siman simen simeon simon simpson simson sin sineidin sinjin sinon siomon sion siusan skelton skipton

English Words Rhyming SHAN


ashanteenoun (n.) A native or an inhabitant of Ashantee in Western Africa.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Ashantee.

greenshanknoun (n.) A European sandpiper or snipe (Totanus canescens); -- called also greater plover.

kolushanadjective (a.) Designating, or pert. to, a linguistic stock of North American Indians comprising the Tlinkit tribes of the Alexander Archipelago of southeastern Alaska and adjacent coast lands. Their language bears some affinity to Mexican tongues.

longshanksnoun (n.) The stilt.

redshanknoun (n.) A common Old World limicoline bird (Totanus calidris), having the legs and feet pale red. The spotted redshank (T. fuscus) is larger, and has orange-red legs. Called also redshanks, redleg, and clee.
 noun (n.) The fieldfare.
 noun (n.) A bare-legged person; -- a contemptuous appellation formerly given to the Scotch Highlanders, in allusion to their bare legs.

resplendishantadjective (a.) Resplendent; brilliant.

shandrydannoun (n.) A jocosely depreciative name for a vehicle.

shandygaffnoun (n.) A mixture of strong beer and ginger beer.

shanghaiingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shanghai

shanghainoun (n.) A large and tall breed of domestic fowl.
 verb (v. t.) To intoxicate and ship (a person) as a sailor while in this condition.

shanknoun (n.) See Chank.
 verb (v.) The part of the leg from the knee to the foot; the shin; the shin bone; also, the whole leg.
 verb (v.) Hence, that part of an instrument, tool, or other thing, which connects the acting part with a handle or other part, by which it is held or moved.
 verb (v.) That part of a key which is between the bow and the part which enters the wards of the lock.
 verb (v.) The middle part of an anchor, or that part which is between the ring and the arms.
 verb (v.) That part of a hoe, rake, knife, or the like, by which it is secured to a handle.
 verb (v.) A loop forming an eye to a button.
 verb (v.) The space between two channels of the Doric triglyph.
 verb (v.) A large ladle for molten metal, fitted with long bars for handling it.
 verb (v.) The body of a type.
 verb (v.) The part of the sole beneath the instep connecting the broader front part with the heel.
 verb (v.) A wading bird with long legs; as, the green-legged shank, or knot; the yellow shank, or tattler; -- called also shanks.
 verb (v.) Flat-nosed pliers, used by opticians for nipping off the edges of pieces of glass to make them round.
 verb (v. i.) To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; -- usually followed by off.

shankbeernoun (n.) See Schenkbeer.

shankedadjective (a.) Having a shank.

shankernoun (n.) See Chancre.

shannynoun (n.) The European smooth blenny (Blennius pholis). It is olive-green with irregular black spots, and without appendages on the head.

shantynoun (n.) A small, mean dwelling; a rough, slight building for temporary use; a hut.
 adjective (a.) Jaunty; showy.
 verb (v. i.) To inhabit a shanty.

sheepshanknoun (n.) A hitch by which a rope may be temporarily shortened.

spindleshanksnoun (n.) A person with slender shanks, or legs; -- used humorously or in contempt.

yellowshanksnoun (n.) Alt. of Yellowshins

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

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

acalephannoun (n.) One of the Acalephae.

acrolithanadjective (a.) Alt. of Acrolithic

afghannoun (n.) A native of Afghanistan.
 noun (n.) A kind of worsted blanket or wrap.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Afghanistan.

astrachannoun (a. & n.) See Astrakhan.

astrakhannoun (n.) The skin of stillborn or young lambs of that region, the curled wool of which resembles fur.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Astrakhan in Russia or its products; made of an Astrakhan skin.

ataghannoun (n.) See Yataghan.

attaghannoun (n.) See Yataghan.

cisleithanadjective (a.) On the Austrian side of the river Leitha; Austrian.

clachannoun (n.) A small village containing a church.

elizabethannoun (n.) One who lived in England in the time of Queen Elizabeth.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Queen Elizabeth or her times, esp. to the architecture or literature of her reign; as, the Elizabethan writers, drama, literature.

khannoun (n.) A king; a prince; a chief; a governor; -- so called among the Tartars, Turks, and Persians, and in countries now or formerly governed by them.
 noun (n.) An Eastern inn or caravansary.

koluschanadjective (a.) Alt. of Kolushan

leiotrichannoun (n.) One of the Leiotrichi.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Leiotrichi.

leviathannoun (n.) An aquatic animal, described in the book of Job, ch. xli., and mentioned in other passages of Scripture.
 noun (n.) The whale, or a great whale.

lochannoun (n.) A small lake; a pond.

myophannoun (n.) A contractile striated layer found in the bodies and stems of certain Infusoria.

orphannoun (n.) A child bereaved of both father and mother; sometimes, also, a child who has but one parent living.
 adjective (a.) Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents.

oulachannoun (n.) Same as Eulachon.

spleuchannoun (n.) A pouch, as for tobacco.

trillachannoun (n.) The oyster catcher.

ulotrichannoun (n.) One of the Ulotrichi.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ulotrichi.

yataghannoun (n.) A long knife, or short saber, common among Mohammedan nations, usually having a double curve, sometimes nearly straight.

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

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.

shaiknoun (n.) See Sheik.


English Words which starts with 's' and ends with 'n':

saannoun (n. pl.) Same as Bushmen.

sabaeannoun (a. & n.) Same as Sabian.

sabbatariannoun (n.) One who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week as holy, agreeably to the letter of the fourth commandment in the Decalogue.
 noun (n.) A strict observer of the Sabbath.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Sabbath, or the tenets of Sabbatarians.

sabbatonnoun (n.) A round-toed, armed covering for the feet, worn during a part of the sixteenth century in both military and civil dress.

sabeannoun (a. & n.) Same as Sabian.

sabelliannoun (n.) A follower of Sabellius, a presbyter of Ptolemais in the third century, who maintained that there is but one person in the Godhead, and that the Son and Holy Spirit are only different powers, operations, or offices of the one God the Father.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to the doctrines or tenets of Sabellius. See Sabellian, n.

sabiannoun (n.) An adherent of the Sabian religion; a worshiper of the heavenly bodies.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Saba in Arabia, celebrated for producing aromatic plants.
 adjective (a.) Relating to the religion of Saba, or to the worship of the heavenly bodies.

saccharinnoun (n.) A bitter white crystalline substance obtained from the saccharinates and regarded as the lactone of saccharinic acid; -- so called because formerly supposed to be isomeric with cane sugar (saccharose).

sacchulminnoun (n.) An amorphous huminlike substance resembling sacchulmic acid, and produced together with it.

sacramentariannoun (n.) A name given in the sixteenth century to those German reformers who rejected both the Roman and the Lutheran doctrine of the holy eucharist.
 noun (n.) One who holds extreme opinions regarding the efficacy of sacraments.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining a sacrament, or to the sacramentals; sacramental.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Sacramentarians.

sacrationnoun (n.) Consecration.

sacristannoun (n.) An officer of the church who has the care of the utensils or movables, and of the church in general; a sexton.

sadironnoun (n.) An iron for smoothing clothes; a flatiron.

saffronnoun (n.) A bulbous iridaceous plant (Crocus sativus) having blue flowers with large yellow stigmas. See Crocus.
 noun (n.) The aromatic, pungent, dried stigmas, usually with part of the stile, of the Crocus sativus. Saffron is used in cookery, and in coloring confectionery, liquors, varnishes, etc., and was formerly much used in medicine.
 noun (n.) An orange or deep yellow color, like that of the stigmas of the Crocus sativus.
 adjective (a.) Having the color of the stigmas of saffron flowers; deep orange-yellow; as, a saffron face; a saffron streamer.
 verb (v. t.) To give color and flavor to, as by means of saffron; to spice.

safraninnoun (n.) An orange-red dyestuff extracted from the saffron.
 noun (n.) A red dyestuff extracted from the safflower, and formerly used in dyeing wool, silk, and cotton pink and scarlet; -- called also Spanish red, China lake, and carthamin.
 noun (n.) An orange-red dyestuff prepared from certain nitro compounds of creosol, and used as a substitute for the safflower dye.

sagapennoun (n.) Sagapenum.

saginationnoun (n.) The act of fattening or pampering.

sagoinnoun (n.) A marmoset; -- called also sagouin.

sainfoinnoun (n.) A leguminous plant (Onobrychis sativa) cultivated for fodder.
 noun (n.) A kind of tick trefoil (Desmodium Canadense).

salesmannoun (n.) One who sells anything; one whose occupation is to sell goods or merchandise.

saleswomannoun (n.) A woman whose occupation is to sell goods or merchandise.

saliannoun (n.) A Salian Frank.
 adjective (a.) Denoting a tribe of Franks who established themselves early in the fourth century on the river Sala [now Yssel]; Salic.

salicinnoun (n.) A glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow (Salix) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance.

salificationnoun (n.) The act, process, or result of salifying; the state of being salified.

saligeninnoun (n.) A phenol alcohol obtained, by the decomposition of salicin, as a white crystalline substance; -- called also hydroxy-benzyl alcohol.

salinationnoun (n.) The act of washing with salt water.

saliretinnoun (n.) A yellow amorphous resinoid substance obtained by the action of dilute acids on saligenin.

salivationnoun (n.) The act or process of salivating; an excessive secretion of saliva, often accompanied with soreness of the mouth and gums; ptyalism.

sallymannoun (n.) The velella; -- called also saleeman.

salmonadjective (a.) Of a reddish yellow or orange color, like that of the flesh of the salmon.
 verb (v.) Any one of several species of fishes of the genus Salmo and allied genera. The common salmon (Salmo salar) of Northern Europe and Eastern North America, and the California salmon, or quinnat, are the most important species. They are extensively preserved for food. See Quinnat.
 verb (v.) A reddish yellow or orange color, like the flesh of the salmon.
  (pl. ) of Salmon

salogennoun (n.) A halogen.

salonnoun (n.) An apartment for the reception of company; hence, in the plural, fashionable parties; circles of fashionable society.
 noun (n.) An apartment for the reception and exhibition of works of art; hence, an annual exhibition of paintings, sculptures, etc., held in Paris by the Society of French Artists; -- sometimes called the Old Salon. New Salon is a popular name for an annual exhibition of paintings, sculptures, etc., held in Paris at the Champs de Mars, by the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts (National Society of Fine Arts), a body of artists who, in 1890, seceded from the Societe des Artistes Francais (Society of French Artists).

saloonnoun (n.) A spacious and elegant apartment for the reception of company or for works of art; a hall of reception, esp. a hall for public entertainments or amusements; a large room or parlor; as, the saloon of a steamboat.
 noun (n.) Popularly, a public room for specific uses; esp., a barroom or grogshop; as, a drinking saloon; an eating saloon; a dancing saloon.

salpiannoun (n.) Alt. of Salpid

salpiconnoun (n.) Chopped meat, bread, etc., used to stuff legs of veal or other joints; stuffing; farce.

saltationnoun (n.) A leaping or jumping.
 noun (n.) Beating or palpitation; as, the saltation of the great artery.
 noun (n.) An abrupt and marked variation in the condition or appearance of a species; a sudden modification which may give rise to new races.

salternnoun (n.) A building or place where salt is made by boiling or by evaporation; salt works.

salutationnoun (n.) The act of saluting, or paying respect or reverence, by the customary words or actions; the act of greeting, or expressing good will or courtesy; also, that which is uttered or done in saluting or greeting.

salutatoriannoun (n.) The student who pronounces the salutatory oration at the annual Commencement or like exercises of a college, -- an honor commonly assigned to that member of the graduating class who ranks second in scholarship.

salvationnoun (n.) The act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity.
 noun (n.) The redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness.
 noun (n.) Saving power; that which saves.

samaritannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Samaria; also, the language of Samaria.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Samaria, in Palestine.

samiannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Samos.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the island of Samos.

samoannoun (n.) An inhabitant of the Samoan Islands.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Samoan Islands (formerly called Navigators' Islands) in the South Pacific Ocean, or their inhabitants.

sampannoun (n.) A Chinese boat from twelve to fifteen feet long, covered with a house, and sometimes used as a permanent habitation on the inland waters.

samsonnoun (n.) An Israelite of Bible record (see Judges xiii.), distinguished for his great strength; hence, a man of extraordinary physical strength.

sanationnoun (n.) The act of healing or curing.

sanctificationnoun (n.) The act of sanctifying or making holy; the state of being sanctified or made holy;
 noun (n.) the act of God's grace by which the affections of men are purified, or alienated from sin and the world, and exalted to a supreme love to God; also, the state of being thus purified or sanctified.
 noun (n.) The act of consecrating, or of setting apart for a sacred purpose; consecration.

sanctionnoun (n.) Solemn or ceremonious ratification; an official act of a superior by which he ratifies and gives validity to the act of some other person or body; establishment or furtherance of anything by giving authority to it; confirmation; approbation.
 noun (n.) Anything done or said to enforce the will, law, or authority of another; as, legal sanctions.
 verb (v. t.) To give sanction to; to ratify; to confirm; to approve.

sandemaniannoun (n.) A follower of Robert Sandeman, a Scotch sectary of the eighteenth century. See Glassite.

sandmannoun (n.) A mythical person who makes children sleepy, so that they rub their eyes as if there were sand in them.

sanguificationnoun (n.) The production of blood; the conversion of the products of digestion into blood; hematosis.

sanhedrinnoun (n.) Alt. of Sanhedrim

sanitariannoun (n.) An advocate of sanitary measures; one especially interested or versed in sanitary measures.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to health, or the laws of health; sanitary.

sanitationnoun (n.) The act of rendering sanitary; the science of sanitary conditions; the preservation of health; the use of sanitary measures; hygiene.

santalinnoun (n.) Santalic acid. See Santalic.

santonnoun (n.) A Turkish saint; a kind of dervish, regarded by the people as a saint: also, a hermit.

santoninnoun (n.) A white crystalline substance having a bitter taste, extracted from the buds of levant wormseed and used as an anthelmintic. It occassions a peculiar temporary color blindness, causing objects to appear as if seen through a yellow glass.

sapogeninnoun (n.) A white crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of saponin.

saponificationnoun (n.) The act, process, or result, of soap making; conversion into soap; specifically (Chem.), the decomposition of fats and other ethereal salts by alkalies; as, the saponification of ethyl acetate.

saponinnoun (n.) A poisonous glucoside found in many plants, as in the root of soapwort (Saponaria), in the bark of soap bark (Quillaia), etc. It is extracted as a white amorphous powder, which occasions a soapy lather in solution, and produces a local anaesthesia. Formerly called also struthiin, quillaiin, senegin, polygalic acid, etc. By extension, any one of a group of related bodies of which saponin proper is the type.

saprophagannoun (n.) One of a tribe of beetles which feed upon decaying animal and vegetable substances; a carrion beetle.

saracennoun (n.) Anciently, an Arab; later, a Mussulman; in the Middle Ages, the common term among Christians in Europe for a Mohammedan hostile to the crusaders.

sarasinnoun (n.) See Sarrasin.

sarcinnoun (n.) Same as Hypoxanthin.

sarcophagannoun (n.) Any animal which eats flesh, especially any carnivorous marsupial.
 noun (n.) Any fly of the genus Sarcophaga.

sarcosinnoun (n.) A crystalline nitrogenous substance, formed in the decomposition of creatin (one of the constituents of muscle tissue). Chemically, it is methyl glycocoll.

sarculationnoun (n.) A weeding, as with a hoe or a rake.

sardannoun (n.) Alt. of Sardel

sardiniannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Sardinia.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the island, kingdom, or people of Sardinia.

sardoinnoun (n.) Sard; carnelian.

sardonianadjective (a.) Sardonic.

sarkinnoun (n.) Same as Hypoxanthin.

sarmatianadjective (a.) Alt. of Sarmatic

sarnnoun (n.) A pavement or stepping-stone.

sarrasinnoun (n.) Alt. of Sarrasine

sarsaparillinnoun (n.) See Parillin.

sarsennoun (n.) One of the large sandstone blocks scattered over the English chalk downs; -- called also sarsen stone, and Druid stone.

sashoonnoun (n.) A kind of pad worn on the leg under the boot.

sasinnoun (n.) The Indian antelope (Antilope bezoartica, / cervicapra), noted for its beauty and swiftness. It has long, spiral, divergent horns.

sassolinnoun (n.) Alt. of Sassoline

satannoun (n.) The grand adversary of man; the Devil, or Prince of darkness; the chief of the fallen angels; the archfiend.

sateennoun (n.) A kind of dress goods made of cotton or woolen, with a glossy surface resembling satin.

satiationnoun (n.) Satiety.

satinnoun (n.) A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface.

sationnoun (n.) A sowing or planting.

satisfactionnoun (n.) The act of satisfying, or the state of being satisfied; gratification of desire; contentment in possession and enjoyment; repose of mind resulting from compliance with its desires or demands.
 noun (n.) Settlement of a claim, due, or demand; payment; indemnification; adequate compensation.
 noun (n.) That which satisfies or gratifies; atonement.

saturationnoun (n.) The act of saturating, or the state of being saturating; complete penetration or impregnation.
 noun (n.) The act, process, or result of saturating a substance, or of combining it to its fullest extent.
 noun (n.) Freedom from mixture or dilution with white; purity; -- said of colors.

saturnnoun (n.) One of the elder and principal deities, the son of Coelus and Terra (Heaven and Earth), and the father of Jupiter. The corresponding Greek divinity was Kro`nos, later CHro`nos, Time.
 noun (n.) One of the planets of the solar system, next in magnitude to Jupiter, but more remote from the sun. Its diameter is seventy thousand miles, its mean distance from the sun nearly eight hundred and eighty millions of miles, and its year, or periodical revolution round the sun, nearly twenty-nine years and a half. It is surrounded by a remarkable system of rings, and has eight satellites.
 noun (n.) The metal lead.

saturnalianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Saturnalia.
 adjective (a.) Of unrestrained and intemperate jollity; riotously merry; dissolute.

saturniannoun (n.) Any one of numerous species of large handsome moths belonging to Saturnia and allied genera. The luna moth, polyphemus, and promethea, are examples. They belong to the Silkworn family, and some are raised for their silk. See Polyphemus.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Saturn, whose age or reign, from the mildness and wisdom of his government, is called the golden age.
 adjective (a.) Hence: Resembling the golden age; distinguished for peacefulness, happiness, contentment.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the planet Saturn; as, the Saturnian year.

satyrionnoun (n.) Any one of several kinds of orchids.

saucepannoun (n.) A small pan with a handle, in which sauce is prepared over a fire; a stewpan.

saucissonnoun (n.) Alt. of Saucisse

sauriannoun (n.) One of the Sauria.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, the Sauria.

savaciounnoun (n.) Salvation.

savinnoun (n.) Alt. of Savine

saxhornnoun (n.) A name given to a numerous family of brass wind instruments with valves, invented by Antoine Joseph Adolphe Sax (known as Adolphe Sax), of Belgium and Paris, and much used in military bands and in orchestras.

saxonnoun (n.) One of a nation or people who formerly dwelt in the northern part of Germany, and who, with other Teutonic tribes, invaded and conquered England in the fifth and sixth centuries.
 noun (n.) Also used in the sense of Anglo-Saxon.
 noun (n.) A native or inhabitant of modern Saxony.
 noun (n.) The language of the Saxons; Anglo-Saxon.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Saxons, their country, or their language.
 adjective (a.) Anglo-Saxon.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Saxony or its inhabitants.

saymannoun (n.) One who assays.

scalenohedronnoun (n.) A pyramidal form under the rhombohedral system, inclosed by twelve faces, each a scalene triangle.