Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A shaftment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as shaftmond.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • ` ` Not a step, not a pace, not an inch, not a shathmont, as I may say, --- the meaning of which word has puzzled many that think themselves antiquaries.

    The Antiquary

  • GLOSS: shathmont] measure from the point of the extended thumb to the extremity of the palm, six inches.

    The Wee Wee Man

  • "Not a step, not a pace, not an inch, not a shathmont, as I may say, -- the meaning of which word has puzzled many that think themselves antiquaries.

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • “Not a step, not a pace, not an inch, not a shathmont, as I may say, — the meaning of which word has puzzled many that think themselves antiquaries.

    The Antiquary

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