Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Shame; scandal; disgrace.
  • n. Base coin.
  • Worthless.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There was a hard thud when she 'and a slight twinge in her wrist, all mixed up with shand stamping and snorting.

    A Ring And A Promise

  • Two difficult phonetic symbols: X and Q are pronounced, respectively, as shand chIn order to describe their functions accurately, I have translated the names of some Chinese organizations differently from the Chinese official versions.

    WILD SWANS THREE DAUGHTERS OF CHINA

  • "I shees t 'shand, und I shees t' tirty tollars -- how I know where he comes from, eh?"

    The Von Toodleburgs Or, The History of a Very Distinguished Family

  • 'I doubt Glossin will prove but shand after a', mistress, 'said Jabos, as he passed through the little lobby beside the bar;' but this is a gude half-crown ony way. '

    Guy Mannering — Complete

  • 'I doubt Glossin will prove but shand after a', mistress, 'said

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Volume 02

  • ‘I doubt Glossin will prove but shand after a’, mistress,’ said Jabos, as he passed through the little lobby beside the bar; ‘but this is a gude half-crown ony way.’

    Guy Mannering

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