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Definition of the verb shend
What does shend mean as a doing word?
- [obsolete] to disgrace or put to shame
- [archaic] to blame
- [archaic] to destroy, to spoil
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With Strictures on Their Epitome, the Stage ...
“To shend is a good old English word, signifying to spoil, ruin or destroy. Townshend is therefore a surname very properly conferred on any great warrior, as all our gentlemen offamily formerly were. It answers to the French Sacrille, and the ...
by John Keats
The verb shend means to disgrace, to spoil, to put to shame, and unshent is used here in the sense of unspoiled. Keats probably took the word from Spenser. 46. Stanzas. This poem and those following as far as La Belle Dame sans Merci, ...
The Monthly Mirror (1809)
by Robert Thornton
To shend is a good old English word, signifying to spoil, ruin or destroy. Townshend is therefore a surname very properly conferred on any great warrior, as all our gentlemen of family formerly were. It answers to the French Sucville, and the ...
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
shend. To disgrace; to blame, punish, revile, scold. This was a very common word, in many forms, from the 8th century; by the 15th it had dropped from use save in the participial form shent, bewildered, stupified, overcome with ...
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson
To SHEND. v. a. preter. and part. pass. Shent [rcenban, Saxon; schenden, Dutch.
A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)
To SHEND. v. a. preter, and part. pass. shent [rcemban, Saxon; schenden, Dutch.] ...
shend; -ful(l).] Igno"shénd-fü1-ly, “shend-ful-liche, adv [Eng, shendful, -ly.] In an ignominious or disgraceful manner. boil, boy; pout, jówl; cat, cell, chorus, ghin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, as: expect, Xenophon, exist. -ing.
To SHEND, v. a. preter. and part, pass ...
The New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)
by Nathan BAILEY
shend, . ) ...
A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language ... by Thomas Henry Huxley
shend, scend en, sehend en. v.f. [A.S. tcentlan, scyruian; O. Dut. schenden; O.H. Ger. sctmdan, sctntan, from A.S. sceand, stand, second, srond = disgrace ; Goth, skanda ; 0. H. Ger. scanda, scant a.] 1. To disgrace, to degrade, to blame, ...
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Scrabble value of S1H4E1N1D2
The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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