(Sex"u*al*ist), n. (Bot.) One who classifies plants by the sexual method of Linnæus.
(Sex`u*al"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being distinguished by sex. Lindley.
(Sex"u*al*ize) v. t. To attribute sex to.
(Sex"u*al*ly), adv. In a sexual manner or relation.
(Sey Seyh) , obs. imp. sing. & 2d pers. pl. of See. Chaucer.
(Seye Seyen) , obs. imp. pl. & p. p. of See.
(Seynd) obs. p. p. of Senge, to singe. Chaucer.
(Seynt) n. A gridle. See 1st Seint. [Obs.]
(||Sfor*zan"do ||Sfor*za"to) a. [It. sforzando, p. pr., and sforzato, p. p. of sforzare to force.]
(Mus.) Forcing or forced; a direction placed over a note, to signify that it must be executed with peculiar
emphasis and force; marked fz sf, sfz, or .
(||Sfu*ma"to) a. [It.] (Paint.) Having vague outlines, and colors and shades so mingled as to
give a misty appearance; said of a painting.
(||Sgraf*fi"to) a. [It.] (Paint.) Scratched; said of decorative painting of a certain style, in
which a white overland surface is cut or scratched through, so as to form the design from a dark ground
(Shab) n. [OE. shabbe, AS. scb. See Scab.] The itch in animals; also, a scab. [Obs. or Prov.
(Shab), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shabbed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shabbing.] [See Scab, 3.] To play
mean tricks; to act shabbily. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
(Shab), v. t. To scratch; to rub. [Obs.] Farquhar.
(Shab"bed) a. Shabby. [Obs.] Wood.
(Shab"bi*ly) adv. In a shabby manner.
(Shab"bi*ness), n. The quality or state of being sghabby.