shid

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

shid ‎(plural shids)

  1. (obsolete) A piece of firewood four feet long.
  2. (obsolete) A unit of length measuring four feet.

References[edit]

  • "shid", accessed on 2005-05-03, which in turn cites: Richard Hayes, The Negociator’s Magazine: or, The most authentick account yet published of the Monies, Weights, and Measures of the Principal Places of Trade in the World., John Noon, London, 1740, page 206.

Verb[edit]

shid

  1. (nonstandard, obsolete, alliteration) Alternative spelling of should
    • 1920 Well, gen'lemen, this is better, but a record property shid fetch a record price. — John Galsworthy, The Skin Game, Act II, Scene I

Anagrams[edit]


Manx[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

shid

  1. (demonstrative) that (remote)

Western Apache[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *-x̯ɑ̓t. Cognates: Navajo [sid, Mescalero sįh.

Noun[edit]

shid

  1. scar

Usage notes[edit]

The form shid occurs in Dilze’eh and San Carlos varieties; shig occurs in Cibecue; sid occurs in White Mountain and Dilzhe’eh (Tonto); sig in White Mountain.