6. To cloud; to darken; to cast a gloom over.
The shadowed livery of the burnished sun.Shak.
Why sad?Beau. & Fl.
I must not see the face O love thus shadowed.
7. 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.
(Shad"ow*i*ness) n. The quality or state of being shadowy.
1. Shade, or gradation of light and color; shading. Feltham.
2. A faint representation; an adumbration.
There are . . . in savage theology shadowings, quaint or majestic, of the conception of a Supreme
(Shad"ow*ish), a. Shadowy; vague. [Obs.] Hooker.
(Shad"ow*less), a. Having no shadow.
1. Full of shade or shadows; causing shade or shadow. "Shadowy verdure." Fenton.
This shadowy desert, unfrequented woods.Shak.
2. Hence, dark; obscure; gloomy; dim. "The shadowy past." Longfellow.
3. Not brightly luminous; faintly light.
The moon . . . with more pleasing light,Milton.
Shadowy sets off the face things.
4. Faintly representative; hence, typical.
From shadowy types to truth, from flesh to spirit.Milton.
5. Unsubstantial; unreal; as, shadowy honor.
Milton has brought into his poems two actors of a shadowyAddison.
and fictitious nature, in the persons of Sin
(Sha"drach) n. (Metal.) 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.)
(Shad"-spir`it) n. See Shadbird (a)
(Shad"-wait`er) n. (Zoöl.) A lake whitefish; the roundfish. See Roundfish.