Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A simplified spelling of shell.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Dried which they call Shel-well, - all of which they prise highly and make use of as food to live on, for which Capt Lewis gave the chief a

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • As much as I respect Scoble (hear a lot about him in Shel and Neville’s “for immediate release” podcast), the history of Microsoft’s questionable business practices will continue to weigh against him.

    Half-clad conversations? « Squash

  • Four sisters from Fort Collins, Colorado collectively known as Shel -- Sarah, Hannah, Eva and Liza Holbrook -- got to perform in their home state after the Lilith stop in Austin, Texas, where they were scheduled to play, was canceled.

    Michael Bialas: A Date With Darling Lilith, Part 2

  • The novella was about two friends, Adrian "Shel" Shelborne and Dave Dryden, who became time travelers thanks to a watch-like device left behind by Shel's father, who disappeared.

    REVIEW: Time Travelers Never Die by Jack McDevitt

  • Thirdly, that they were very different as to the manner of their outward figuration; for some of them seem'd to have been the substance that had fill'd the Shell of some kind of Shel-fish; others, to have been the substance that had contain'd or enwrapp'd one of those Shels, on both which, the perfect impression either of the inside or outside of such

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

  • M'Shel's gun show was sore displeased at being bumped for Teh One's hair.

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • Lee Iacocca and Carroll Shelby have been long-time buds - the former being instrumental in brokering the deal between Ford and Shelby that resulted in the GT350, 500 et al. Hoping to capture some of that same lightening in a bottle after landing atop Chrysler's hierarchy in the '80s, Lido punched up ol' Shel 'on the speed dial and asked him to have a go at what was in the Dodge garage at the time.

    Jalopnik

  • Shel Horowitz, who owns Accurate Writing & More in Hadley, Mass., offers marketing services such as writing book jackets and press releases.

    Raising Prices Pays Off for Some

  • Perhaps the great philosopher Shel Silverstein issued the ultimate Invitation for getting smart in this new age:

    Tom Vander Ark: The End of the Book

  • Shel Silverstein's UNDERWATER LAND, CD/book of hilarious kids 'nautical music

    Boing Boing

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