6 letter word starting with shi

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
shilfa noun The chaffinch; — so named from its call note.
shield noun A broad piece of defensive armor, carried on the arm, — formerly in general use in war, for the protection of the body. See Buckler., Anything which protects or defends; defense; shelter; protection., Figuratively, one who protects or defends., In lichens, a Hardened cup or disk surrounded by a rim and containing the fructification, or asci., The escutcheon or field on which are placed the bearings in coats of arms. Cf. Lozenge. See Illust. of Escutcheon., A framework used to protect workmen in making an adit under ground, and capable of being pushed along as excavation progresses., A spot resembling, or having the form of, a shield., A coin, the old French crown, or ecu, having on one side the figure of a shield., To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury., To ward off; to keep off or out., To avert, as a misfortune; hence, as a supplicatory exclamation, forbid!
shifty adjective Full of, or ready with, shifts; fertile in expedients or contrivance.
shiite noun Alt. of Shiah
shiloh noun A word used by Jacob on his deathbed, and interpreted variously, as “the Messiah,” or as the city “Shiloh,” or as “Rest.”
shimmy noun A chemise.
shindy noun An uproar or disturbance; a spree; a row; a riot., Hockey; shinney., A fancy or liking.
shined of Shine
shiner noun That which shines., A luminary., A bright piece of money., Any one of numerous species of small freshwater American cyprinoid fishes, belonging to Notropis, or Minnilus, and allied genera; as the redfin (Notropis megalops), and the golden shiner (Notemigonus chrysoleucus) of the Eastern United States; also loosely applied to various other silvery fishes, as the dollar fish, or horsefish, menhaden, moonfish, sailor’s choice, and the sparada., The common Lepisma, or furniture bug.
shinto noun Alt. of Shintiism
shinty noun A Scotch game resembling hockey; also, the club used in the game.
shiraz noun A kind of Persian wine; — so called from the place whence it is brought.
shirky adjective Disposed to shirk.
shiver noun One of the small pieces, or splinters, into which a brittle thing is broken by sudden violence; — generally used in the plural., A thin slice; a shive., A variety of blue slate., A sheave or small wheel in a pulley., A small wedge, as for fastening the bolt of a window shutter., A spindle., To break into many small pieces, or splinters; to shatter; to dash to pieces by a blow; as, to shiver a glass goblet., To separate suddenly into many small pieces or parts; to be shattered., To tremble; to vibrate; to quiver; to shake, as from cold or fear., To cause to shake or tremble, as a sail, by steering close to the wind., The act of shivering or trembling.