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SHAD'OW, n.

1. Shade within defined limits obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a plane and represtnting the form of the body which intercepts the rays of light as the shadow of a man, of a tree or a tower. The shadow of the earth in in an eclipse of the moon is proof of its sphericity.
2. Darkness shade obscurity.

Night's sable shadows from the ocean rise. Denham.

3. Shelter made by any thing that intercepts the light, heat or influence of the air.

In secret shadow from the sunny ray,

On a sweet bed of lilies softly laid. Spenser.

4. Obscure place secluded retreat.

To secret shadows I retire. Obs. Dryden.

5. Dark part of a picture. Obs. In the last two senses, shade is now used.
6. A spirit a ghost. Obs. In this sense, shade is now used.
7. In painting, the representation of a real shadow.
8. An imperfect and faint representation opposed to substance.

The law of having a shadow of good things to come. Hebrews 10 .

9. Inseparable companion.

Sin and her shadow, death. Milton.

10. Type mystical representaion.

Types and shadows of that destin'd seed. Milton.

11. Protection shelter favor.
12. Slight or faint appearance.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Shadow'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/s/shadow.html.

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