Shend

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Shend To blame, reproach, or revile; to degrade, disgrace, or put to shame. "The famous name of knighthood foully shend .""She passed the rest as Cynthia doth shend The lesser stars."
    • Shend To injure, mar, spoil, or harm. "Loss of time shendeth us.""I fear my body will be shent ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • shend To put to shame; bring reproach, disgrace, or ignominy upon; disgrace.
    • shend To blame; reprove; reproach; scold; revile.
    • shend To injure; harm; spoil; punish.
    • shend To ruin; destroy.
    • shend To defeat; outdo; surpass.
    • shend To forbid.
    • shend To defend; protect.
    • shend To be ruined; go to destruction.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Shend shend (Spens.) to disgrace, to reproach, to blame, also to overpower, to surpass
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. scendan, to disgrace, bring to shame, from sceand, sceond, disgrace, dishonor, shame; akin to G. schande, Goth. skanda,. See Shame (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. scendan, to disgrace—A.S. scand, sceand (Ger. schande), shame.

Usage

In literature:

I wrote my requisition to the doctor while Shend was struggling to his feet.
"A Diversity of Creatures" by Rudyard Kipling
Lord Town-shend and others vehemently opposed their being read.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
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In science:

Shende, One point disc descendants of complete intersections, in preparation.
Mirror Symmetry for Closed, Open, and Unoriented Gromov-Witten Invariants
Shende, arXiv:1201.2115 (with an Appendix by E.
Challenges of beta-deformation
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