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sheave1 to collect and tie (grain, paper, or the like) into a sheaf or sheaves.
sheave2 a wheel with a grooved rim for holding a rope or wire, esp. such a wheel used as a pulley.
sheaves1 pl. of sheaf.
sheaves2 pl. of sheave2.
shebang (informal) an occasion, situation, organization, contrivance, or the like, considered as a whole.
shed1 a simple, usu. one-story structure used for storage or shelter, or as a workshop, and either free-standing or attached to another building.
shed2 to cast off, take off, or let fall (a covering or growth). [7 definitions]
she'd contracted form of "she had," or contracted form of "she would."
shed blood to kill, or to wound someone by violence so as to cause bleeding.
sheen a quality or condition of shininess or lustrousness; brightness.
sheeny (derogatory slang) a Jew.
sheep any of various grazing mammals, related to goats but of stockier build, that are commonly kept in flocks for their wool, meat, or skin. [2 definitions]
sheep-dip any liquid disinfectant used to kill vermin in the fleece of sheep before shearing.
sheepdog any dog trained or bred to herd and guard sheep.
sheepherder one who tends or herds a flock of sheep, esp. in open country; shepherd.
sheepish showing embarrassment, as from becoming aware of having done something foolish or stupid.
sheepman a man who raises or breeds sheep, esp. commercially.
sheepshank a type of knot used to shorten a rope temporarily.
sheepshead a large edible fish, found in north Atlantic coastal waters, that has a deep black-striped body and a large head. [3 definitions]
sheepskin the skin of a sheep, or leather made from it, esp. with the wool intact. [3 definitions]
sheep tick a wingless, bloodsucking fly that feeds on sheep's blood.