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It is great,

2. [from issue, issuer.] A passage for wa. SE'XTONSHIP. n. s. [from sextox.] The

ter to run through, now corrupted to office of a sexton. shore.

Cowell. They may get a dispensation to hold the clerk. The fenmen hold that the sewers must be ship and sex tonsbip of their own parish in comkept so, as the water may not stay too long in

mendam.

Swift the spring, till the weeds and sedge be grown SEXTU'PLE. adj. [sextuplus, Lat.) Sixup.

Bacon. fold; six times told. Men suffer their private judgment to be drawn Man's length, being a perpendicular from the into the common sewer or stream of the present vertex unto the sole of the foot, is sextuple unto vogue.

King Cbarles.

his breadth, or a right line drawn from the ribs As one who long in populous city pent,

of one side to another.

Brown. Where houses thick, and sewers annoy the air, TO SHAB.V. n. To play mean tricks. A Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe

low barbarous cant word. Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin’d, from each thing met conceives delight. SHA'BBILY. adv. [from shabby.] Meanly;

Alilton. reproachfully ; despicably ; paltrily. A 3. He that uses a needle.

cant word. Sex. n. s. [sexe, French; sexus, Latin.] SHA'BBIN ESS. 11. s. [from shabby.] Mean1. The property by which any animal is ness; paltriness. male or female.

He exchanged his gay sbabbiness of clothes, fit These two great sexes animate the world. for a much younger man, to warm ones, that

Milton.

would be decent for a much older one. Spectator, Under his forming hand a creature grew,

SHA'BB Y. adj. [a word that has crept inManlike, but different sex.

Milton. to conversation and low writing, but 2. Womankind, by way of emphasis. ought not to be admitted into the lan

Unhappy sex! whose beauty is your snare ; guage.] Mean; paltry. Expos’d to trials; made too frail to bear. Dryd. The dean was so 'sbably, and look'd like a Shame is hard to be overcome; but if the sex

ninny, once get the better of it, it gives them after That the captain suppos'd he was curate to wards no more trouble.

Gartb.
Jenny.

Savist. SE'XAGENARY. adj. [sexagenaire, French; TO SHA'CKLE. v. a.[from the noun, shack. sexagenarius, Lat.) Aged sixty years.

les; schaeckelen, Dutch.] To chain ; to SEXAGE'SIMA.n. s. [Latin.] The second fetter; to bind.

Sunday before Lent.
SexAGE'SIMAL. adj. [from sexagesimus,

To do that thing that ends all other deeds; Lat.] Sixtieth ; numbered by sixties.

Which sbackles accidents, and bolts up change. SEXA'NGLED. | adj. [from sex and an

Sbakspeare. SEXA'NGULAR.) gulus, Lat.] Having

You must not shackle and tie him up with rule about indifferent matters.

Locke. six corners or angles ; hexagonal.

No trivial price The grubs from their sexangular ahode

Should set him free, or small should be my praise Crawl out unfinish'd like the maggot's brood. To lead him shackled.

Philips. Dryden. So the stretch'd cord the shackled dancer tries, SexA'NGULARLY. adv. [from sexangu As prone to fall as impotent to rise. Smith.

lar.] With six angles; hexagonally. SHACKLES. n. s. wanting the singular. SEXE'NNIAL. adj. (sex and annus, Lat.] (reacul, Sax. schaeckels, Dutch.j FetLasting six years ; happening once in ters; gyves ; chains for prisoners.

Himself he frees by secret means unseen, SE'XTAIN. n. s. [from sextans, sex, Lat.]

His shackles emply left, himself escaped clean. A stanza of six lines.

Fairy Queen.

A servant commonly is less free in mind than SE'XTANT. n. s. (sextant, French.] The in condition; his very will seems to be in bonds sixth part of a circle.

and sbackles, and desire itself under durance and SE'XTARY. n. s. [sextarius, Lat.) A pint captivity:

Soutb. and a half.

The forge in fetters only is employ'd;

Our iron mines exhausted and destroy'd SE'XTARY. Y n. s. The same as sacristy.

In sbackles.

Dryden. SE'XTRY. S

Dict.

SHAD. n. s. [clupea.] A kind of fish. SE'XTILE. adj. (sextilis, Lat.] Is such a

SHADE. n. s. (scadu, Saxon; schade, Dut.) position, or aspect of two planets, when

1. The cloud or opacity made by interat 60 degrees distant, or at the distance

ception of the light. of two signs from one another, and is

Spring no obstacle found here nor sbade, marked thus *. Harris, But all sunshine.

Milton. Planetary motions and aspects,

2. Darkness; obscurity. In sextile, square, and trine.

Milton.

The weaker light unwillingly declin'd, The moon receives the dusky light we discern

And to prevailing shades the murmuring world in its sextile aspect from the earth's benignity.

resign'd.

Roscommon. Glanville. SE'XTON.n. s.[corrupted from sacristan.]

3. Coolness made by interception of the An under officer of the church, whose

Antigonus, when told that the enemy bad such business is to dig graves.

vollies of arrows that hid the sun, said That falls A stool and cushion for the sexton. Sbaksp. out well; for this is hot weather, and so we shall When any dies, then by tolling a bell, or be fight in the shade.

Bacen. speaking a grave of the sexton, the same is known That high mount of God, whence light and to the searchers corresponding with the said sex

shade Graunt. Shine both.

Milten.

six years.

sun.

ton.

air.

4. An obscure place, properly in a grove SHA'DINESS. n. s. [from shady.] The state

or close wood, by which the light is of being shady ; umbrageousness. excluded.

SHA'vOW. s.n. (gcadu, Saxon; schaduwe, Let us seek out some desolate sbade, and there Dutch.] Weep our sad bosoms empty. Sbakspeare.

1. The representation of a body by which Regions of sorrow, doleful shades. Milton,

the light is intercepted. Then to the desart takes his fligit; Where still from sbade to sbade the Son of God,

Poor Tom! proud of heart, to ride over four. After forty days fasting, had remain’d. Milton.

inch'd bridges, to course his own sbadow for a traitor.

Sbakspeare. The pious prince then seeks the shade

Life's but a walking shadosu, a poor player, Which hides from sigit his venerable maid.

'That struts and frets his hour upon the stage, Dryden,

And then is heard no more. Sbakspeare. 3. Screen causing an exclusion of light or

Such a nature, heat ; umbrage.

Tickled with good success, disdains the shadow Let the arched knife,

Which he treads on at noon. Sbakspeare Well sharpen d, now assail the spreading shades The body, though it moves, yet not changing Of vegetables, and their thirsty limbs dissever. perceivable distance with some other bodies, the

Philips. thing seems to stand still, as in the hands of In Brazil are trees which kill those who sit clocks, and shadows of sun-dials. Locke. under their sbade in a few hours. Arbuthnot,

2. Opacity; darkness; shade. 6. Protection ; shelter.

By the revolution of the skies 7. The parts of a picture not brightly Night's sable shadows from the oceaa rise. coloured.

Denban. 'Tis every painter's art to hide from sight, His countrymen probably lived within the And cast in sbades, what seen would not delight.

shake of the earthquake and shadow of the Dryden. eclipse.

Addison. 8. A colour; gradation of light.

3. Shelter made by any thing that interWhite, red, yellow, blue, with their several cepts the light, heat, or influence of the degrees, or sbades and mixtures, as green, come in only by the eyes.

Locke. In secret shadow from the sunny ray, 9. The figure formed upon any surface On a sweet bed of lilies softly laid. Fairy Queen.

corresponding to the body by which the Here, father, take the shadow of this tree light is intercepted; the shadow.

For your good host.

Sbakspear:. Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue. Pope. 4. Obscure place. 1o. The soul separated from the body; so

To the secret shadows I retire,

To pay my penance till my years expire. Dryd. called, as supposed by the ancients to be

5. Dark part of a picture. perceptible to the sight, not to the touch.

A sbadow is a diminution of the first and A spirit ; a ghost ; manes.

second light. The first light is that which proTo Trachin, swift as thought, the fitting shade Thro' air his momentary journey made. Dryd.

cecds immediately from a lightened body, as the

beams of the sun. The second is an accidentai Ne'er to these chambers, where the mighty

light, spreading itself into the air, or medium, rest, Since their foundation, came

proceeding from the other. Sbadows are threeNor e'er was to the bow'rs of bliss convey'd

fold: the first is a single sbadow, and the least A fairer spirit or more welcome sbade. Tickel.

of all; and is proper to the plain surface where

it is not wholly possessed of the light. The seTo SH'A DE. v. a. (from the noun.]

cond is the double sbadow, and it is used when 1. To overspread with opacity.

the surface begins once to forsake your eye, as Thou sbad'st

in columns. The third shadow is made by crossThe full blaze of thy beams, and through a cloud ing over your double sbasto v again, which darkThy skirts appear.

Milton. eneth by a third part. It is used for the inmost 2. To cover from the light or heat; to shadozu, and farthest from the light, as in gulfs, overspread.

wells, and caves.

Peachan. Aseraph six wings wore, to shade

After great lights there must be great shaHis lineaments divine.

dows. Milton.

Dryden. And after these came, arm'd with spear and

6. Any thing perceptible only to the sight; shield,

a ghost ; a spirit, or shade. An host so great, as cover'd all the field;

Hence, horrible sbadow ! And all their foreheads, like the knights before, Unreal mock'ry, hence !

Sbakspeare. With laurels ever green were sbadedo'er. Dryd. 7. An imperfect and faint representation :

I went to crop the sylvan scenes,
And sbade our altars with their leafy greens.

opposed to substance.

If substance might be call’d that sbadow seem'd. Dryden.

Milion. Sing, while beside the shaded tomb I mourn, In the glorious lights of heaven we perceive a And with fresh bays her rural shrine adorn. Pope. shadow of his divine countenance. Raleigó. 3. To shelter; to hide.

Without the least impulse or shadow of fate. Ere in our own house I do sbade my head,

Milton, The good patricians must be visited. Sbaksp. Amongst the creatures are particular excel4. To protect; to cover ; to screen. lencies scattered, which are some sbadows of the Leave not the faithful side

divine perfections.

Tillotson. gave thee being, still sbades thee and pro 8. Inseparable companion.

Milton. Sin, and her shadow, death, Milton. 3. To mark with different gradations of

Thou sbadow colours.

Inseparable must with me along. Milton. The portal shone, inimitable on earth 9. Type ; mystical representation. By model, or by sbading pencil drawn. Milton. Types and shadows of that destin'd seed. Milt. 6. To paint in obscure colours.

10. Protection ; shelter; favour.

nobler guest;

That

tects.

my,

Sbakspeare.

Keep me under the shadow of thy wings. This shadowy desart, unfrequented woods,

Psalıns. I better brook than Nourishing peopled towns. To Sua'dow. v. a. (from the noun.]

Sbakspeare, 1. To cover with opacity.

With shadowy verdure flourish'd high, The warlike elf much wonder'd at this tree,

A sudden youth the groves enjoy.

Fenton. So fair and great, that sbadow'd all the ground.

2. Not brightly luminous. Spenser.

More pleasant light The Assyrian was a cedar with fair branches,

Sbadowy sets off the face of things. Milton, and with a shadowing shroud.

Ezekiel. 3. Faintly representative; typical. 2. To cloud ; to darken.

When they see Mislike me not for my complexion ;

Law can discover sin, but not remove The shadow'd livery of the burning sun,

Save hy those skadou y expiations weak, To whom I am a neighbour. Sbakspeare.

The blood of bulls and goats; they may conclude 3. To make cool, or gently gloomy, by

Some blood more precious must be paid for man.

Milter. interception of the light or heat.

A gentle south-west wind comes creeping 4. Unsubstantial; unreal. over flowery fields and shadowed waters in the

Milton has brought into his poems two actors extreme heat of summer.

Sidney.

of a shadowy and fictitious nature, in the persons

of Sin and Death; by which he hath interwoven 4. To conceal under cover; to hide ; to in his fable a very beautiful allegory. Addison. screen.

5. Dark; opake. Let every soldier hew hin down a bough, By command, ere yet dim night And bear 't before him; thereby shall we sha Her shadowy cloud withdraw's, I am to haste duzu

Homeward.

Milton, The number of our host, and make discov'ry SHA'DY. adj. [from shade.] Err in report of us.

Sbakspeare. 1. Full of shade ; mildly gloomy. 5. To protect; to screen from danger;

The wakeful bird to shroud.

Sings darkling, and in sbadiest covert hid God shall forgive you Caur de Lion's death, Tunes her nocturnal note.

Milton. The rather, that you give his offspring life,

Stretch'd at ease you sing your happy loves, Shadowing their right under your wings of war. And Amaryllis fills the shady groves. Dryden.

2. Secure from the glare of light, or sultri6. To mark with various gradations of ness of heat. colour, or light.

Cast it also that you may have rooms shady Turnsoil is made of old linen rags dried, and for summer, and warm for winter. Bacon. laid in a saucer of vinegar, and set over a chafing-dish of coals till it boil; then wring it into a

SHAFT. n. s. (rceaft, Sax.] shell, and put it into a little gum arabick: it is

1. An arrow ; a missive weapon. good to shadow carnations, and all yellow's.

To pierce pursuing shield,

Paucham. By parents train'd, the Tartars wild are taught, From a round globe of any uniform colour, the With shafts shot out from their back-turned bow. idea imprinted on our minds is of a fiat circle,

Sidney. variously shadowed with different degrees of

Who, in the spring, from the new sun light coming to our eyes.

Locke. Already has a fever got, More broken scene, made up of an infinite Too late begins those sbafts to shun variety of inequalities and shadowings, that na

Which Phæbus thro' his veins has shot. Waller. turally arise from an agreeable mixture of hills, They are both the archer and shaft taking aim groves, and vallies.

Addisoni.

afar off, and then shooting themselves directly 7. To paint in obscure colours.

upon the desired mark.

More. If the parts be too much distant, so that there So lofty was the pile, a Parthian bow be void spaces which are deeply sbadowed, then

With vigour drawn must send the shaft below. place in those voids some fold, to make a joining

Dryden. Dryden.

2. [shaft, Dutch.] A narrow, deep, per8. To represent imperfectly.

pendicular pit. Whereat I wak'd, and found

They sink a shaft or pit of six foot in length. Before mine eyes all real, as the drcam

Carew. Had lively shadow'.

Milton. The fulminating damp, upon its accension, Augustus is shadowed in the person of Æneas.

gives a crack like the report of a gun, and makes Dryden.

an explosion so forcible as to kill the miners, and I have shadozred some part of your virtues

force bodies of great weight from the bottom of under another name.

Dryden.
the pit up through the shaft.

Woodward. 9. To represent typically:

Suppose a tube, or, as the miners call it, a Many times there are three things said to

shaft, were sunk from the surface of the earth

to the center. make up the substance of a sacrament; namely,

Arbuthnot. the grace which is thereby offered, the element 3. Any thing straight; the spire of a which shadowetb or significth grace, and the

church. word which expresseth what is done by the ele Practise to draw small and easy things, as a

Hooker. cherry with the leaf, the shaft of a steeple. The shield being to defend the body from wea

Peacbaa. pons, aptly sbadows out to us the continence of SHAG. n. s. [rceacza, Sax.] the emperor, which made him proof to all the

1. Rough woolly hair. attacks of pleasure.

Addison,

Full often, like a sbag-hair'd crafty kern, SHA'DOW GRASS. n. s. [from shadow and Hath he conversed with the enemy; grass; gramen sylvaticum, Lat.) A kind And given me notice of their villanies. Sbaksp.

Where is your husband ?

He's a traitor. SHADOW Y. adj. [from shadow.]

-Thou lyest, thou shag-ear'd villain! Sbakst. 1. Full of shade; gloomy.

From the sbag of his body, the shape of his

of the parts.

ment.

of grass.

Gay.

legs, his having little or no tail, the slowness of He sbook the sacred honours of his head: his gait, and his climbing up of trees, he seems to With terror trembled heav'n's subsiding hill, come near the bear kind.

Grew. And from his sbaken curls ambrosial dews distil, True Witney broad cloth, with its sbag un

Dryden. shorn,

She first her husband on the poop espies, Be this the horseman's fence.

Shaking his hand at distance on the main; 2. A kind of cloth.

She took the sign, and sbook her hand again.

Dryden. SHAG. n. s. [phalacrocorax, Lat.) A sea 2. To make to totter or tremble. bird.

The rapid wheels shake heav'n's basis. Milton. Among the first sort we reckon shags, duck, Let France acknowledge that her sbaker, and mallard.

Carew.

throne SHA'GGED.)

Was once supported, sir, by you alone. Roscom, SHA'GGY, S adj. [from shag.]

3. To throw down by a violent motion. 1. Rugged: rough ; hairy.

Macbeth is ripe for sbaking, and the powers

above They change their hue, with haggard eyes

Put on their instruments.

Sbakspeare. they stare,

The tyrannous breathing of the north Lean are their looks, and sbagged is their hair.

Shakes all her buds from blowing. Shakspeare.

Dryden.
A lion's hide he wears;

When ye depart, shake off the dust of your feet.

Mattbenv. About his shoulders hangs the shaggy skin,

He looked at his book, and, holding out his The teeth and gaping jaws severely grin. Dryd.

right leg, put it into such a quivering motion From the frosty north

that I thought he would have sbaked it off. The early valiant Swede draws forth his wings,

Tatler.' In battailous array, while Volga's stream Sends opposite, in shaggy armour clad,

4. To throw away; to drive off. Her borderers; on mutual slaughter bent.

'T is our tirst intent Philips.

To shake all cares and business from our age, 2. Rough ; rugged.

Conferring them on younger strengths, whilst we

Unburthen'd crawl towards death. Sbakspeare. They pluck'd the seated hills with all their load,

5. To weaken ; to put in danger. Rocks, waters, woods; and by the sbaggy tops

When his doctrines grew too strong to be Uplifting, bore them in their hands. Milton.

sbook by his enemies, they persecuted his repu

tation. There, where very desolation dwells,

Atterbury. By grots and caverns sbagg’d with horrid shades, 6. To drive from resolution; to depress; She may pass on with unblench'd majesty, to make afraid. Be it not done in pride.

Millon. A sly and constant knave, not to be sbak'd. Through Eden went a river large,

Sbakspeare. Nor chang'd his course, but through the shaggy

This respite sbook hill

The bosom of my conscience. Shakspeare. Pass'd underneath ingulph’d.

Milton. Be not soon shaken in mind, or troubled, as How would the old king smile

that the day of Christ is at hand. 2 Thessalonians, To see you weigh the paws when tipt with gold,

Not my firm faith And throw thesbaggy spoils about your shoulders! Can by his fraud be shaken or seduc'd. Milton.

Addison. 7. To Shake hands. This phrase, from Ye rugged rocks! which holy knees have worn; the action used among friends at meetYe grots and caverns shagg’d with horrid thorn!

Pope.

ing and parting, sometimes signifies to SHA'GREEN..

1. n. s. (chagrin, Fr.] The skin join with, but commonly to take leave of a kind of fish, or skin made rough in

of.

With the slave imitation of it.

He ne'er sbook bands, nor bid farewel to him, To SH A'GREEN. v.a. [chagriner, Fr.) TO Till he unseam'd him from the nave to th' chops. irritate ; to provoke. Both should be

Sbakspeare. written chagrin.

Nor can it be safe to a king to carry among TO SHAIL. v. n. To walk sidewise. A

them who are shaking hands with their allegiance, low word.

under pretence of laying taster hold of their religion.

King Cbarles. Child, you must walk straight, without skiewing and shailing to every step you set:

8. TO SHAKE off. To rid himself of; to free

L'Estrange from ; to divest of. TSHAKE. v.a. preterit shook; part. pass.

Be pleas'd that I shake of these names you shaken, or shook. (rceacan, Şax. shecken,

give me: Dutch.]

Antonio never yet was thief or pirate. Shaksp.

If I could shade of but one seven years 1. To put into a vibrating motion; to

From these old arms and legs, move with quick returns backward and I'd with thee every foot. forward ; to agitate.

Say, sacred bard! what could bestow
Who bonours not his father,

Courage on thee, to soar so high?
Henry the Fifth, that made all France to quake, Tell me, brave friend! what help'd thee so
Sbake' he his weapon at us, and pass by.

To shake off all mortality ?

Waller, Shakspeare. Him I reserved to be answered by himself, I will shake mine hand upon them, and they after I had sbaken of the lesser and more barkshall be a spoil to their servants. Zechariah. ing creatures.

Stilling fleet. I shook my lap, and said, so God sbake out Can I want courage for so brave a deed?" every man from his house; even thus be he I've shook it of": my soul is free from fear. shaken out and emptied. Nebemiab.

Dryden. The stars fell unto the earth, even as a figo Here we are free from the formalities of cuse tree casteth her untimely figs when she is shaken tom and respect: we may sbake of the haughty of a mighty wind. Revelations. impertinent.

Collier.

Sbakspeare.

sorrow.

How does thy beauty smooth

increased by the poets, who sometimes The face of war, and make even horrour smile!

give to shall an emphatical sense of At sight of thee my heart sbakes off its sorrow's.

will: but I shall endeavour, crassá Mi

Adlisan. T. SHAKE. v. n.

nerva, to show the meaning of shall in 1. To be agitated with a vibratory motion.

the future tense.] Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at

1. ISHALL love. It will so be that I must the shaking of a spear.

Fob. love ; I am resolved to love. 2. To totier.

2. Shall I love? Will it be permitted me Under his burning wheels

to love? Will you permit me to love? The stedfast empyrean sbcok throughout,

Will it be that I must love? All but the throne itself of God. Milton.

3. Thou SHALT love. I command thee to 3. To tremble; to be unable to keep the

love; it is permitted thee to love ; [in body still. Thy sight, which should

poetry or solemn diction) it will be that Make our eyes fiow with joy, hearts dance with

thou must love. comforts,

4. SHALT thou love? Will it be that thou Constrains them weep, and sbake with fear and must love? Will it be perinitted to thee

Sbakspeare,

to love? What said the wench, when he rose up again? 5. He SHALI. love. It will be that he -Trembled and sboak; for why, he stamp'd, As if the vicar meant to cozen him. Shaksp.

must love; it is commanded him that

he love. A shaking through their limbs they find, Like leaves saluted by the wind. Waller.

It is a mind, that sball remain.

-Sball remain! 4. To be in terrour; to be deprived of

Hear you this triton of the minnows? Mark firmness.

you He, short of succours, and in deep despair, His absolute shall?

Sbakspeare. Sbook at the dismal prospect of the war. Dryd.

See Romulus the great: SIIAKE. n. s. [from the verb.]

This prince a priestess of your blood sball bear; 1. Concussion suffered.

And, like his sire, in arms he shall appear. If that thy fame with ev'ry toy be pos'd,

Dryden. T is a thin web, which poisonous fancics make; That he shall receive no benefit from Christ,

But the great soldier's honour was compos'd is the aftirmation whereon all his despair is Of thicker stuiff, which could endure a shuke: founded; and the one way of removing this dis· Wisdom picks friends ; civility plays the rest, mal apprehension, is to convince him that A toy, shunn'd cleanly, passeth with thee best. Christ's death, and the benefits thereof, either

Herbert. do, or, if he perform the condition required of 2. Impulse ; moving power.

him, sboll certainly belong to him. Hammond. The freeholder is the basis of all other titles; 6. SHALL he loze? Is it permitted him this is the substantial stock, without which they to love? [in solemn language] Will it are no more than blossoms, that would fail away be that he must love? with every sbake of wind.

Addison.

7. The plural persons follow the significa. 3. Vibratory motion.

tion of the singulars. Several of his countrymen probably lived within the shade of the earthquake, and the

Sual 10O'N. n. š. A slight woollen stuff. shadow of the eclipse, which are recorded by this

In blue sballoon shall Hannibal be clad, author.

Addison.

And Scipio trail an Irish purple plaid. Swift. 4. Motion given and received.

SHA'LLOP. n. s. [chaloupe, Fr.] A small Our salutations were very hearty on both

boat. sides, consisting of many kind shakes of the hand. You were resolved, after your arrival into

Addison. Oroonoque, to pass to the mine; and, to that SHA'KER. n. s. [from shak..] The person

end, you desired to have sir John Fearne's sbal. or thing that shakes.

lop: I do not allow of that course, because ye Go, then, the guilty at thy will chastise,

cannot land so secretly but that some Indians on He said; the shaker of the earth replies. Pope.

the river side may discover you, who giving SHALE. n. so (corrupted, I think, for

knowledge of your passage to the Spaniards,

you may be cut off before you can recover your shell.] A husk; the case of seeds in si. boat.

Raleigb. liquous plants.

Our hero set Behold yon poor and starved hand, In a small shallop, fortune in his debt. Waller. And your fair shew shall suck away their souls, SH A'llow.adj. [This word is probably Leaving them but the shales and husks of men.

compounded of shoal and low.] Sbakspeare.

1. Not deep; having the bottom at no SHALL. v. defective. (rceal, Sax. is origi

great distance from the surface or edge. nally I owe, or I ought. In Chaucer, ibe I had been drowned, but that the shore was faithe I shall to God, means the faith shelvy and sballow; a death that I abhor. Sbak. I owe to God: thence it became a sign

That inundation, though it were sballow, had of the future tense. The French use

a long continuance, whereby they of the vale,

that were not drowned, perished for want of devoir, dois, doit, in the same manner, food.

Bacox. with a kind of future signification: and The like opinion he held of Meotis Palus, the Swedes have skall, and the Islanders that by the floods of Tanais, and earth brought skol, in the same sense. It has no tenses down thereby, it grew observably sballower in but shall future, and should imperfect.

his days, and would in process of time become a firm land.

Brown. The explanation of shall, which fo.

I am made a shallow forded stream, reigners and provincials confound with Seen to the bottom: all my clearness scorn'd, will, is not easy; and the difficulty is And all my faults expos'do

Dryden.

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