Name Report For First Name SHAW:

SHAW

First name SHAW's origins are Scottish,Irish and English. SHAW means "terse" (Scottish) "a surname" (Irish) and "from the shady grove" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with SHAW below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of shaw.(Brown names are of the same origin (Scottish,Irish,English) with SHAW and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with SHAW - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming SHAW

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES SHAW AS A WHOLE:

shawn shawna shawnasea shawnette shawnita shawntel bradshaw deshawn shawe shawnessey shawnn renshaw

NAMES RHYMING WITH SHAW (According to last letters):

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

thaw

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

keegsquaw honaw kolichiyaw nawkaw powwaw sikyahonaw whitlaw whitelaw law caw

NAMES RHYMING WITH SHAW (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 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 shay shayan shayde shaye

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH SHAW:

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

sokw

English Words Rhyming SHAW

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES SHAW AS A WHOLE:

bashawnoun (n.) A Turkish title of honor, now written pasha. See Pasha.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A magnate or grandee.
 noun (n.) A very large siluroid fish (Leptops olivaris) of the Mississippi valley; -- also called goujon, mud cat, and yellow cat.

boneshawnoun (n.) Sciatica.

cumshawnoun (n.) A present or bonus; -- originally applied to that paid on ships which entered the port of Canton.
 verb (v. t.) To give or make a present to.

goshawknoun (n.) Any large hawk of the genus Astur, of which many species and varieties are known. The European (Astur palumbarius) and the American (A. atricapillus) are the best known species. They are noted for their powerful flight, activity, and courage. The Australian goshawk (A. Novae-Hollandiae) is pure white.

hernshawnoun (n.) Heronshaw.

heronshawnoun (n.) A heron.

jashawknoun (n.) A young hawk.

kickshawnoun (n.) See Kickshaws, the correct singular.

kickshawsnoun (n.) Something fantastical; any trifling, trumpery thing; a toy.
 noun (n.) A fancy dish; a titbit; a delicacy.

pashawnoun (n.) See Pasha.

scrimshawnoun (n.) A shell, a whale's tooth, or the like, that is scrimshawed.
 verb (v. t.) To ornament, as shells, ivory, etc., by engraving, and (usually) rubbing pigments into the incised lines.

shawnoun (n.) A thicket; a small wood or grove.
 noun (n.) The leaves and tops of vegetables, as of potatoes, turnips, etc.

shawfowlnoun (n.) The representation or image of a fowl made by fowlers to shoot at.

shawlnoun (n.) A square or oblong cloth of wool, cotton, silk, or other textile or netted fabric, used, especially by women, as a loose covering for the neck and shoulders.
 verb (v. t.) To wrap in a shawl.

shawmnoun (n.) A wind instrument of music, formerly in use, supposed to have resembled either the clarinet or the hautboy in form.

shawneesnoun (n. pl.) A tribe of North American Indians who occupied Western New York and part of Ohio, but were driven away and widely dispersed by the Iroquois.

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


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


hawnoun (n.) A hedge; an inclosed garden or yard.
 noun (n.) The fruit of the hawthorn.
 noun (n.) The third eyelid, or nictitating membrane. See Nictitating membrane, under Nictitate.
 noun (n.) An intermission or hesitation of speech, with a sound somewhat like haw! also, the sound so made.
 verb (v. i.) To stop, in speaking, with a sound like haw; to speak with interruption and hesitation.
 verb (v. i.) To turn to the near side, or toward the driver; -- said of cattle or a team: a word used by teamsters in guiding their teams, and most frequently in the imperative. See Gee.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to turn, as a team, to the near side, or toward the driver; as, to haw a team of oxen.

thawnoun (n.) The melting of ice, snow, or other congealed matter; the resolution of ice, or the like, into the state of a fluid; liquefaction by heat of anything congealed by frost; also, a warmth of weather sufficient to melt that which is congealed.
 verb (v. i.) To melt, dissolve, or become fluid; to soften; -- said of that which is frozen; as, the ice thaws.
 verb (v. i.) To become so warm as to melt ice and snow; -- said in reference to the weather, and used impersonally.
 verb (v. i.) Fig.: To grow gentle or genial.
 verb (v. t.) To cause (frozen things, as earth, snow, ice) to melt, soften, or dissolve.

wapinschawnoun (n.) An exhibition of arms. according to the rank of the individual, by all persons bearing arms; -- formerly made at certain seasons in each district.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH SHAW (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 BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH SHAW:

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

saddlebownoun (n.) The bow or arch in the front part of a saddle, or the pieces which form the front.

safflownoun (n.) The safflower.

sallownoun (n.) The willow; willow twigs.
 noun (n.) A name given to certain species of willow, especially those which do not have flexible shoots, as Salix caprea, S. cinerea, etc.
 superlative (superl.) Having a yellowish color; of a pale, sickly color, tinged with yellow; as, a sallow skin.
 verb (v. t.) To tinge with sallowness.

sawnoun (n.) An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.
 verb (v. t.) Something said; speech; discourse.
 verb (v. t.) A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
 verb (v. t.) Dictate; command; decree.
 verb (v. t.) To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.
 verb (v. t.) To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel.
 verb (v. t.) Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.
 verb (v. i.) To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.
 verb (v. i.) To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.
 verb (v. i.) To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.
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scarecrownoun (n.) Anything set up to frighten crows or other birds from cornfields; hence, anything terifying without danger.
 noun (n.) A person clad in rags and tatters.
 noun (n.) The black tern.

schoolfellownoun (n.) One bred at the same school; an associate in school.

scownoun (n.) A large flat-bottomed boat, having broad, square ends.
 verb (v. t.) To transport in a scow.

scrawnoun (n.) A turf.

screwnoun (n.) A cylinder, or a cylindrical perforation, having a continuous rib, called the thread, winding round it spirally at a constant inclination, so as to leave a continuous spiral groove between one turn and the next, -- used chiefly for producing, when revolved, motion or pressure in the direction of its axis, by the sliding of the threads of the cylinder in the grooves between the threads of the perforation adapted to it, the former being distinguished as the external, or male screw, or, more usually the screw; the latter as the internal, or female screw, or, more usually, the nut.
 noun (n.) Specifically, a kind of nail with a spiral thread and a head with a nick to receive the end of the screw-driver. Screws are much used to hold together pieces of wood or to fasten something; -- called also wood screws, and screw nails. See also Screw bolt, below.
 noun (n.) Anything shaped or acting like a screw; esp., a form of wheel for propelling steam vessels. It is placed at the stern, and furnished with blades having helicoidal surfaces to act against the water in the manner of a screw. See Screw propeller, below.
 noun (n.) A steam vesel propelled by a screw instead of wheels; a screw steamer; a propeller.
 noun (n.) An extortioner; a sharp bargainer; a skinflint; a niggard.
 noun (n.) An instructor who examines with great or unnecessary severity; also, a searching or strict examination of a student by an instructor.
 noun (n.) A small packet of tobacco.
 noun (n.) An unsound or worn-out horse, useful as a hack, and commonly of good appearance.
 noun (n.) A straight line in space with which a definite linear magnitude termed the pitch is associated (cf. 5th Pitch, 10 (b)). It is used to express the displacement of a rigid body, which may always be made to consist of a rotation about an axis combined with a translation parallel to that axis.
 noun (n.) An amphipod crustacean; as, the skeleton screw (Caprella). See Sand screw, under Sand.
 verb (v. t.) To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to screw a lock on a door; to screw a press.
 verb (v. t.) To force; to squeeze; to press, as by screws.
 verb (v. t.) Hence: To practice extortion upon; to oppress by unreasonable or extortionate exactions.
 verb (v. t.) To twist; to distort; as, to screw his visage.
 verb (v. t.) To examine rigidly, as a student; to subject to a severe examination.
 verb (v. i.) To use violent mans in making exactions; to be oppressive or exacting.
 verb (v. i.) To turn one's self uneasily with a twisting motion; as, he screws about in his chair.

scrownoun (n.) A scroll.
 noun (n.) A clipping from skins; a currier's cuttings.

seesawnoun (n.) A play among children in which they are seated upon the opposite ends of a plank which is balanced in the middle, and move alternately up and down.
 noun (n.) A plank or board adjusted for this play.
 noun (n.) A vibratory or reciprocating motion.
 noun (n.) Same as Crossruff.
 adjective (a.) Moving up and down, or to and fro; having a reciprocating motion.
 verb (v. i.) To move with a reciprocating motion; to move backward and forward, or upward and downward.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion.

serownoun (n.) Alt. of Surrow

surrownoun (n.) The thar.

sewnoun (n.) Juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy.
 verb (v. t.) To follow; to pursue; to sue.
 verb (v. t.) To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread.
 verb (v. t.) To close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip.
 verb (v. t.) To inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag.
 verb (v. i.) To practice sewing; to work with needle and thread.
 verb (v. t.) To drain, as a pond, for taking the fish.

shallownoun (n.) A place in a body of water where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf.
 noun (n.) The rudd.
 superlative (superl.) Not deep; having little depth; shoal.
 superlative (superl.) Not deep in tone.
 superlative (superl.) Not intellectually deep; not profound; not penetrating deeply; simple; not wise or knowing; ignorant; superficial; as, a shallow mind; shallow learning.
 verb (v. t.) To make shallow.
 verb (v. i.) To become shallow, as water.

sharpsawnoun (n.) The great titmouse; -- so called from its harsh call notes.

shewnoun (n.) Show.
 verb (v. t. & i.) See Show.

shownoun (n.) The act of showing, or bringing to view; exposure to sight; exhibition.
 noun (n.) That which os shown, or brought to view; that which is arranged to be seen; a spectacle; an exhibition; as, a traveling show; a cattle show.
 noun (n.) Proud or ostentatious display; parade; pomp.
 noun (n.) Semblance; likeness; appearance.
 noun (n.) False semblance; deceitful appearance; pretense.
 noun (n.) A discharge, from the vagina, of mucus streaked with blood, occuring a short time before labor.
 noun (n.) A pale blue flame, at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of fire damp.
 verb (v. t.) To exhibit or present to view; to place in sight; to display; -- the thing exhibited being the object, and often with an indirect object denoting the person or thing seeing or beholding; as, to show a house; show your colors; shopkeepers show customers goods (show goods to customers).
 verb (v. t.) To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.
 verb (v. t.) Specifically, to make known the way to (a person); hence, to direct; to guide; to asher; to conduct; as, to show a person into a parlor; to show one to the door.
 verb (v. t.) To make apparent or clear, as by evidence, testimony, or reasoning; to prove; to explain; also, to manifest; to evince; as, to show the truth of a statement; to show the causes of an event.
 verb (v. t.) To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.
 verb (v. i.) To exhibit or manifest one's self or itself; to appear; to look; to be in appearance; to seem.
 verb (v. i.) To have a certain appearance, as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.

shrewadjective (a.) Wicked; malicious.
 adjective (a.) Originally, a brawling, turbulent, vexatious person of either sex, but now restricted in use to females; a brawler; a scold.
 adjective (a.) Any small insectivore of the genus Sorex and several allied genera of the family Sorecidae. In form and color they resemble mice, but they have a longer and more pointed nose. Some of them are the smallest of all mammals.
 adjective (a.) To beshrew; to curse.

shrownoun (n.) A shrew.

siddowadjective (a.) Soft; pulpy.

sillyhowadjective (a.) A caul. See Caul, n., 3.

sinewnoun (n.) A tendon or tendonous tissue. See Tendon.
 noun (n.) Muscle; nerve.
 noun (n.) Fig.: That which supplies strength or power.
 verb (v. t.) To knit together, or make strong with, or as with, sinews.

skewnoun (n.) A stone at the foot of the slope of a gable, the offset of a buttress, or the like, cut with a sloping surface and with a check to receive the coping stones and retain them in place.
 adjective (a.) Turned or twisted to one side; situated obliquely; skewed; -- chiefly used in technical phrases.
 adverb (adv.) Awry; obliquely; askew.
 verb (v. i.) To walk obliquely; to go sidling; to lie or move obliquely.
 verb (v. i.) To start aside; to shy, as a horse.
 verb (v. i.) To look obliquely; to squint; hence, to look slightingly or suspiciously.
 adverb (adv.) To shape or form in an oblique way; to cause to take an oblique position.
 adverb (adv.) To throw or hurl obliquely.

skiddawnoun (n.) The black guillemot.

slawnoun (n.) Sliced cabbage served as a salad, cooked or uncooked.
  () Alt. of Slawen

slownoun (n.) A moth.
 superlative (superl.) Moving a short space in a relatively long time; not swift; not quick in motion; not rapid; moderate; deliberate; as, a slow stream; a slow motion.
 superlative (superl.) Not happening in a short time; gradual; late.
 superlative (superl.) Not ready; not prompt or quick; dilatory; sluggish; as, slow of speech, and slow of tongue.
 superlative (superl.) Not hasty; not precipitate; acting with deliberation; tardy; inactive.
 superlative (superl.) Behind in time; indicating a time earlier than the true time; as, the clock or watch is slow.
 superlative (superl.) Not advancing or improving rapidly; as, the slow growth of arts and sciences.
 superlative (superl.) Heavy in wit; not alert, prompt, or spirited; wearisome; dull.
 adverb (adv.) Slowly.
 verb (v. t.) To render slow; to slacken the speed of; to retard; to delay; as, to slow a steamer.
 verb (v. i.) To go slower; -- often with up; as, the train slowed up before crossing the bridge.
  () imp. of Slee, to slay. Slew.

smewnoun (n.) small European merganser (Mergus albellus) which has a white crest; -- called also smee, smee duck, white merganser, and white nun.
 noun (n.) The hooded merganser.

snawnoun (n.) Snow.

snownoun (n.) A square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a large trysail is hoisted.
 noun (n.) Watery particles congealed into white or transparent crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth, exhibiting a great variety of very beautiful and perfect forms.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes.
 verb (v. i.) To fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it snows; it snowed yesterday.
 verb (v. t.) To scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow.

snowplownoun (n.) Alt. of Snowplough

sorrownoun (n.) The uneasiness or pain of mind which is produced by the loss of any good, real or supposed, or by diseappointment in the expectation of good; grief at having suffered or occasioned evil; regret; unhappiness; sadness.
 noun (n.) To feel pain of mind in consequence of evil experienced, feared, or done; to grieve; to be sad; to be sorry.

sownoun (n.) The female of swine, or of the hog kind.
 noun (n.) A sow bug.
 noun (n.) A channel or runner which receives the rows of molds in the pig bed.
 noun (n.) The bar of metal which remains in such a runner.
 noun (n.) A mass of solidified metal in a furnace hearth; a salamander.
 noun (n.) A kind of covered shed, formerly used by besiegers in filling up and passing the ditch of a besieged place, sapping and mining the wall, or the like.
 verb (v. i.) To sew. See Sew.
 verb (v. t.) To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread abroad; to propagate.
 verb (v. t.) To scatter seed upon, in, or over; to supply or stock, as land, with seeds. Also used figuratively: To scatter over; to besprinkle.
 verb (v. i.) To scatter seed for growth and the production of a crop; -- literally or figuratively.

sparrownoun (n.) One of many species of small singing birds of the family Fringilligae, having conical bills, and feeding chiefly on seeds. Many sparrows are called also finches, and buntings. The common sparrow, or house sparrow, of Europe (Passer domesticus) is noted for its familiarity, its voracity, its attachment to its young, and its fecundity. See House sparrow, under House.
 noun (n.) Any one of several small singing birds somewhat resembling the true sparrows in form or habits, as the European hedge sparrow. See under Hedge.

spawnoun (n.) See Spa.

spewnoun (n.) That which is vomited; vomit.
 verb (v. t.) To eject from the stomach; to vomit.
 verb (v. t.) To cast forth with abhorrence or disgust; to eject.
 verb (v. i.) To vomit.
 verb (v. i.) To eject seed, as wet land swollen with frost.

sprewnoun (n.) Thrush.

squawnoun (n.) A female; a woman; -- in the language of Indian tribes of the Algonquin family, correlative of sannup.

stewnoun (n.) A small pond or pool where fish are kept for the table; a vivarium.
 noun (n.) An artificial bed of oysters.
 verb (v. t.) To boil slowly, or with the simmering or moderate heat; to seethe; to cook in a little liquid, over a gentle fire, without boiling; as, to stew meat; to stew oysters; to stew apples.
 verb (v. i.) To be seethed or cooked in a slow, gentle manner, or in heat and moisture.
 verb (v. t.) A place of stewing or seething; a place where hot bathes are furnished; a hothouse.
 verb (v. t.) A brothel; -- usually in the plural.
 verb (v. t.) A prostitute.
 verb (v. t.) A dish prepared by stewing; as, a stewof pigeons.
 verb (v. t.) A state of agitating excitement; a state of worry; confusion; as, to be in a stew.

stonebownoun (n.) A kind of crossbow formerly used for shooting stones.

strawnoun (n.) A stalk or stem of certain species of grain, pulse, etc., especially of wheat, rye, oats, barley, more rarely of buckwheat, beans, and pease.
 noun (n.) The gathered and thrashed stalks of certain species of grain, etc.; as, a bundle, or a load, of rye straw.
 noun (n.) Anything proverbially worthless; the least possible thing; a mere trifle.
 verb (v. t.) To spread or scatter. See Strew, and Strow.

sunbownoun (n.) A rainbow; an iris.

sundewnoun (n.) Any plant of the genus Drosera, low bog plants whose leaves are beset with pediceled glands which secrete a viscid fluid that glitters like dewdrops and attracts and detains insects. After an insect is caught, the glands curve inward like tentacles and the leaf digests it. Called also lustwort.

sunglownoun (n.) A rosy flush in the sky seen after sunset.

surcrewnoun (n.) Increase; addition; surplus.

surviewnoun (n.) A survey.
 verb (v. t.) To survey; to make a survey of.

suwarrownoun (n.) The giant cactus (Cereus giganteus); -- so named by the Indians of Arizona. Called also saguaro.

swallownoun (n.) Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family Hirundinidae, especially one of those species in which the tail is deeply forked. They have long, pointed wings, and are noted for the swiftness and gracefulness of their flight.
 noun (n.) Any one of numerous species of swifts which resemble the true swallows in form and habits, as the common American chimney swallow, or swift.
 noun (n.) The aperture in a block through which the rope reeves.
 noun (n.) The act of swallowing.
 noun (n.) The gullet, or esophagus; the throat.
 noun (n.) Taste; relish; inclination; liking.
 noun (n.) Capacity for swallowing; voracity.
 noun (n.) As much as is, or can be, swallowed at once; as, a swallow of water.
 noun (n.) That which ingulfs; a whirlpool.
 verb (v. t.) To take into the stomach; to receive through the gullet, or esophagus, into the stomach; as, to swallow food or drink.
 verb (v. t.) To draw into an abyss or gulf; to ingulf; to absorb -- usually followed by up.
 verb (v. t.) To receive or embrace, as opinions or belief, without examination or scruple; to receive implicitly.
 verb (v. t.) To engross; to appropriate; -- usually with up.
 verb (v. t.) To occupy; to take up; to employ.
 verb (v. t.) To seize and waste; to exhaust; to consume.
 verb (v. t.) To retract; to recant; as, to swallow one's opinions.
 verb (v. t.) To put up with; to bear patiently or without retaliation; as, to swallow an affront or insult.
 verb (v. i.) To perform the act of swallowing; as, his cold is so severe he is unable to swallow.

slewnoun (n.) A wet place; a river inlet.
 verb (v. t.) See Slue.
  (imp.) of Slay
  () imp. of Slay.

southpawnoun (n.) A pitcher who pitches with the left hand.
 adjective (a.) Using the left hand in pitching; said of a pitcher.