Cover-shame
Cover-shame Cov"er-shame` (-sh?m`), n. Something used to conceal infamy. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • cover-shame — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: cover (I) + shame 1. obsolete : a device for masking something shameful put on holy garments for a cover shame of lewdness John Dryden 2. [so called from its use to induce abortion] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cover — Cov er (k?v ?r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Covered} ( ?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Covering}.] [OF. covrir, F. couvrir, fr. L. cooperire; co + operire to cover; probably fr. ob towards, over + the root appearing in aperire to open. Cf. {Aperient}, {Overt},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shame (Lied) — Shame Monrose Veröffentlichung 1. Dezember 2006 Länge 3:29 Genre(s) Pop Autor(en) Christian Ballard, Tim Hawes, Pete Kirtley, Andrew Murray …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shame (disambiguation) — Shame may mean: *Shame, a psychological condition *Shame (novel), by Salman Rushdie *Shame (film), directed by Ingmar Bergman * Shame (1921 film) , a silent film starring John Gilbert *Shame (Depeche Mode song), Track #6 from Depeche Mode s album …   Wikipedia

  • Shame — Shame, n. [OE. shame, schame, AS. scamu, sceamu; akin to OS. & OHG. scama, G. scham, Icel. sk[ o]mm, shkamm, Sw. & Dan. skam, D. & G. schande, Goth. skanda shame, skaman sik to be ashamed; perhaps from a root skam meaning to cover, and akin to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shame — Shame, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shaming}.] 1. To make ashamed; to excite in (a person) a comsciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of conduct derogatory to reputation; to put to shame. [1913 Webster] Were there but one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shame (Monrose song) — Infobox Single Name = Shame Artist = Monrose Album = Temptation B side = Work It Released = December 1, 2006 Format = CD single, digital single, ring tone, digital download Writer = Christian Ballard, Tim Hawes, Pete Kirtley, Andrew Murray… …   Wikipedia

  • Shame (Brad album) — Infobox Album | Name = Shame Type = studio Artist = Brad Released = April 27, 1993 Recorded = October 4, 1992 – October 21, 1992 at Avast Recording Co., Seattle, Washington Length = 42:35 Label = Epic, Loosegroove Producer = Brad Reviews =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cover — Reprise Pour les articles homonymes, voir Reprise (homonymie). Une reprise est un morceau existant et qu’un autre interprète que son créateur rejoue, de façon similaire ou différente. Pour la musique classique, on parle d’interprétation et non… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cover version — Reprise Pour les articles homonymes, voir Reprise (homonymie). Une reprise est un morceau existant et qu’un autre interprète que son créateur rejoue, de façon similaire ou différente. Pour la musique classique, on parle d’interprétation et non… …   Wikipédia en Français

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