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sheeting wide cotton or linen fabric used esp. for making sheets. [3 definitions]
sheet lightning lightning reflected and diffused, often by a distant thunderstorm, that flashes like a sheet of light in the sky.
sheet metal metal that has been rolled into thin sheets or plates.
sheet music music printed on loose or unbound sheets of paper.
sheik the leader of an Arab community or tribe. [2 definitions]
shekel the chief monetary unit of Israel, equaling one hundred agorot. [2 definitions]
sheldrake any of various large wild European ducks, some species having mainly black-and-white plumage and others being brightly colored. [2 definitions]
shelf a thin, flat, usu. rectangular piece of wood, metal, or glass attached horizontally to a wall or in a cabinet, case, or the like for things to be kept upon. [3 definitions]
shelf life the length of time a product can be stored without spoiling or deteriorating.
shell a hard outer covering of a mollusk, which is being continually created by the animal itself and serves to protect it from injury and from predators. [12 definitions]
she'll contracted form of "she will".
shellac thin sheets or flakes of processed lac, used in making varnish and other products. [5 definitions]
shellback an old experienced sailor. [2 definitions]
shellbark the shagbark.
-shelled having (such) a shell.
shellfire the firing of artillery shells.
shellfish an aquatic invertebrate animal that has a shell, esp. an edible animal such as a clam, oyster, or lobster.
shell game a game like thimblerig in which inverted shells, inside of one of which a small object is apparently hidden, are moved around quickly and onlookers bet on which shell contains the object. [2 definitions]
shellproof protected from or invulnerable to shells or bombs.
shell shock any of several neuroses resulting from traumatic experiences in war or combat.
shelter a place, such as a structure, that provides protection from danger, weather, or the like; refuge. [7 definitions]