sheen

  • 1Sheen — could mean:;Places: *In London, England, United Kingdom: ** Sheen or West Sheen, an alternative name for Richmond, London ** East Sheen ** North Sheen * Sheen, Staffordshire, United Kingdom * Sheenboro, Quebec, Canada, formerly Sheen Township and …

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  • 2Sheen — ist der Name folgender Personen: Charlie Sheen (* 1965), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Fulton John Sheen (1895–1979), römisch katholischer Bischof Janet Sheen (* 1944), US amerikanische Filmproduzentin Martin Sheen (Ramón Gerard Antonio Estévez …

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  • 3Sheen — Sheen, a. [OE. sehene, AS. sci[ e]ne, sc?ne, sc?ne, splendid, beautiful; akin to OFries. sk?ne, sk?ne, OS. sc?ni, D. schoon, G. sch[ o]n, OHG. sc?ni, Goth, skanus, and E. shew; the original meaning being probably, visible, worth seeing. It is not …

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  • 4Sheen — Sheen, n. Brightness; splendor; glitter. Throned in celestial sheen. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5sheen — [ʃi:n] n [singular, U] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: sheen beautiful, shining (11 19 centuries), from Old English sciene] a soft smooth shiny appearance ▪ Her hair had a lovely coppery sheen …

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  • 6sheen — [ ʃin ] noun singular a shine on the surface of something: the smooth glossy sheen of her hair A sheen of dew covered the grass …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7sheen|y — «SHEE nee», adjective, sheen|i|er, sheen|i|est. bright; lustrous: »The silken sheeny woof (Tennyson) …

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  • 8Sheen — Sheen, v. i. To shine; to glisten. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] This town, That, sheening far, celestial seems to be. Byron. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9sheen — ► NOUN ▪ a soft lustre on a surface. DERIVATIVES sheeny adjective. ORIGIN from obsolete sheen «beautiful, resplendent»; apparently related to SHINE(Cf. ↑shine) …

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  • 10sheen — [shēn] n. [< SHEEN the adj.] 1. brightness; shininess; luster 2. bright or shining attire adj. [ME schene < OE sciene, beautiful, splendid, akin to Ger schön (< IE base * (s)keu , to observe, heed > HEAR): sense infl. by assoc. with… …

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  • 11Sheen — /sheen/, n. Fulton (John), 1895 1979, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman, writer, and teacher. * * * …

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  • 12sheen — 1602 (first attested in Hamlet iii.2), noun use of adj. sheene beautiful, bright, from O.E. scene, from P.Gmc. *skauniz (Cf. O.H.G. skoni, Ger. schön, O.Fris. skene, M.Du. scone, Du. schoon, Goth. skaunja beautiful ), from PIE root *skeue …

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  • 13sheen — *luster, gloss, glaze Analogous words: gleaming or gleam, glittering or glitter, flashing or flash (see FLASH) …

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  • 14sheen — [n] brightness, shine burnish, finish, glaze, gleam, glint, gloss, luster, patina, polish, shimmer, shininess, wax; concept 620 Ant. darkness, dullness …

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  • 15sheen — bronze·sheen; da·sheen; dri·sheen; mor·di·sheen; mor·ter·sheen; sheen·ful; sheen·less; sheen·ly; sheen; …

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  • 16Sheen —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Sheen est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Charlie Sheen (né en 1965), acteur, scénariste et producteur américain, fils de… …

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  • 17Sheen — This interesting and most unusual surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be a variant of Sheehan, an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic O Siodhachain , composed of the Gaelic prefix O , male descendant of, and a personal name from… …

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  • 18sheen — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English shene, from Old English scīene; akin to Old English scēawian to look more at show Date: before 12th century 1. archaic beautiful 2. archaic shining, resplendent II …

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  • 19sheen — n. brightness a high sheen * * * [ʃiːn] [ brightness ] a high sheen …

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  • 20sheen — [[t]ʃi͟ːn[/t]] N SING; oft adj N If something has a sheen, it has a smooth and gentle brightness on its surface. The carpet had a silvery sheen to it …

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