Shoebill to Shore

(Shoe"bill`) n. (Zoöl.) A large African wading bird (Balæniceps rex) allied to the storks and herons, and remarkable for its enormous broad swollen bill. It inhabits the valley of the White Nile. See Illust. (l.) of Beak.

(Shoe"black`) n. One who polishes shoes.

(Shoe"horn`, Shoe"ing-horn`) n.

1. A curved piece of polished horn, wood, or metal used to facilitate the entrance of the foot into a shoe.

2. Figuratively: (a) Anything by which a transaction is facilitated; a medium; — by way of contempt. Spectator. (b) Anything which draws on or allures; an inducement. [Low] Beau. & Fl.

(Shoe"less), a. Destitute of shoes. Addison.

(Shoe"mak`er) n.

1. One whose occupation it is to make shoes and boots.

2. (Zoöl.) (a) The threadfish. (b) The runner, 12.

(Shoe"mak`ing), n. The business of a shoemaker.

(Sho"er) n. One who fits shoes to the feet; one who furnishes or puts on shoes; as, a shoer of horses.

(Shog) n. [See Shock a striking.] A shock; a jog; a violent concussion or impulse. [R. or Scot.]

(Shog), v. t. To shake; to shock. [R. or Scot.]

(Shog), v. i. [Cf. W. ysgogi to wag, to stir. Cf. Jog.] To jog; to move on. [R. or Scot.] Beau. & Fl.

(Shog"gle) v. t. [See Shog, Joggle.] To joggle. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Pegge.

(Sho"gun) n. [Chin. tsiang kiÜn commander in chief.] A title originally conferred by the Mikado on the military governor of the eastern provinces of Japan. By gradual usurpation of power the Shoguns (known to foreigners as Tycoons) became finally the virtual rulers of Japan. The title was abolished in 1867. [Written variously, Shiogun, Shiogoon, etc.]

(Sho*gun"ate) n. The office or dignity of a Shogun. [Written also Siogoonate.]

(Sho"la) n. (Bot.) See Sola.

(Shole) n. A plank fixed beneath an object, as beneath the rudder of a vessel, to protect it from injury; a plank on the ground under the end of a shore or the like.

(Shole), n. See Shoal. [Obs.]

(Shonde) n. [AS. sceond. Cf. Shend.] Harm; disgrace; shame. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Shone) imp. & p. p. of Shine.

(Shoo) interj. [Cf. G. scheuchen to scare, drive away.] Begone; away; — an expression used in frightening away animals, especially fowls.

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