from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Preterit and past participle of shine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. & p. p. of shine.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shine.


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  • I believe this word ought not to be pronounced as homonym to shown. My preferred rendering, with shorter o, has been recorded. (This notion has been influenced by certain Irishmen.)

    November 11, 2010