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Shadow

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(1):

(n.) That which follows or attends a person or thing like a shadow; an inseparable companion; hence, an obsequious follower.

(2):

(n.) An uninvited guest coming with one who is invited.

(3):

(n.) A small degree; a shade.

(4):

(n.) To protect; to shelter from danger; to shroud.

(5):

(n.) An imperfect and faint representation; adumbration; indistinct image; dim bodying forth; hence, mystical representation; type.

(6):

(n.) To represent faintly or imperfectly; to adumbrate; hence, to represent typically.

(7):

(n.) To cloud; to darken; to cast a gloom over.

(8):

(n.) A spirit; a ghost; a shade; a phantom.

(9):

(n.) To conceal; to hide; to screen.

(10):

(n.) To mark with gradations of light or color; to shade.

(11):

(n.) A reflected image, as in a mirror or in water.

(12):

(n.) A shaded place; shelter; protection; security.

(13):

(n.) Darkness; shade; obscurity.

(14):

(n.) Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form of the body which intercepts the rays of light; as, the shadow of a man, of a tree, or of a tower. See the Note under Shade, n., 1.

(15):

(n.) To cut off light from; to put in shade; to shade; to throw a shadow upon; to overspead with obscurity.

(16):

(n.) To attend as closely as a shadow; to follow and watch closely, especially in a secret or unobserved manner; as, a detective shadows a criminal.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Shadow'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/s/shadow.html. 1828.

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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