sheld

 party-coloured, flecked, or speckled. Thence sheld-drake and sheld-fowl. S.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Sheld — Sheld, a. [OE., fr. sheld a shield, probably in allusion to the ornamentation of shields. See {Shield}.] Variegated; spotted; speckled; piebald. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheld — sheld·fowl; …   English syllables

  • sheld duck — urvinės antys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Tadorna angl. sheld duck; shelduck vok. Kasarka, f rus. огарь, m; пеганка, f pranc. tadorne, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – melsvasparnės žąsys siauresnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • shelled — /sheld/, adj. 1. having the shell removed: shelled pecans. 2. (esp. of field corn, grain, etc.) removed from the ear or husk. 3. having or enclosed in a shell. [1570 80; SHELL + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheldfowl — sheld·fowl …   English syllables

  • Виды рода Астрагал — Приложение к статье Астрагал Список видов, входящих в род Астрагал (Astragalus) Список составлен на основе данных сайта EOL[1]. Русские названия видов даны по книге Флора СССР» и «Деревья и кустарники СССР» (см. раздел Литература) …   Википедия

  • Astragalus cibarius —   Astragalus cibarius …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sheldafle — Sheld a*fle, Sheldaple Sheld a*ple, n. [Perhaps for sheld dapple. Cf. {Sheldrake}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A chaffinch. [Written also {sheldapple}, and {shellapple}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheldaple — Sheldafle Sheld a*fle, Sheldaple Sheld a*ple, n. [Perhaps for sheld dapple. Cf. {Sheldrake}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A chaffinch. [Written also {sheldapple}, and {shellapple}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheldapple — Sheldafle Sheld a*fle, Sheldaple Sheld a*ple, n. [Perhaps for sheld dapple. Cf. {Sheldrake}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A chaffinch. [Written also {sheldapple}, and {shellapple}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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