Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English preterit of shape.

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

  • imp. of shape. Shaped.

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  • noun Internet slang An image that has been modified using Adobe Photoshop or similar image-manipulation software to produce a misleading impression; an instance of petty, amateur fauxtography.
  • interjection Internet slang Exclaimed or posted to make the accusation that the image in question has been manipulated to produce a misleading and false impression.
  • interjection music Used as a scat word in song lyrics.
  • noun A sheep; specifically singular form of sheep.

Etymologies

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Alteration of shop.

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Back-formation from sheep on the pattern of Germanic strong declension nouns such as goosegeese, toothteeth, footfeet, and the similarly jocularly-formed moosemeese.

Examples

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  • The OED defines this word as "the fruit of the rose," a rosehip, with citations dating from 1483.

    January 28, 2011