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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

shid (plural shids)

  1. (obsolete) A piece of firewood four feet long.
  2. (obsolete) A unit of length equal to four feet.
ReferencesEdit
  • "shid", accessed on 2005-05-03, which in turn cites: Richard Hayes, The Negociator’s Magazine: or, The most authentick account yet published of the Monies, Weights, and Measures of the Principal Places of Trade in the World., John Noon, London, 1740, page 206.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

shid

  1. (nonstandard, obsolete, alliteration) Alternative spelling of should
    • 1920, John Galsworthy, The Skin Game, Act II, Scene I
      Well, gen'lemen, this is better, but a record property shid fetch a record price.

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ManxEdit

PronounEdit

shid

  1. (demonstrative) that (remote)

Western ApacheEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Athabaskan *-x̯ɑ̓t. Cognates: Navajo [sid, Mescalero sįh.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

shid

  1. scar

Usage notesEdit

The form shid occurs in Dilze’eh and San Carlos varieties; shig occurs in Cibecue; sid occurs in White Mountain and Dilzhe’eh (Tonto); sig in White Mountain.