Definition of Shying

1. Verb. (present participle of shy) ¹



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Definition of Shying

1. shy [v] - See also: shy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shying

shweshwe
shy
shy(p)
shy-drager syndrome
shy away
shy away from
shy bairns get noot
shy bairns get nowt
shy bladder
shy bladders
shy person
shye
shyer
shyers
shyest
shying (current term)
shying away
shying away from
shyish
shylocked
shylocking
shylocks
shyly
shyness
shynesses
shyster
shysterish
shysterism
shysters
siRNA

Literary usage of Shying

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1. The Law of Horses: Including the Law of Innkeepers, Veterinary Surgeons, Etc by George Henry Hewitt Oliphant, Clement Elphinstone Lloyd (1882)
"shying the result of short-sightedness. tion to crack. ... shying on coming out of the stable is a habit which proceeds from the remembrance of some ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"IT is generally admitted that shying in the horse, in the majority of ... On account of the dreadful habit she had of shying, rendering her totally useless ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"And cure you of shying them stones and stickt ; And I'll have my hardware back, and my cash, And knock your scow into tarnal smash ; And if ever I catches ..."

4. The Orange County Stud Book: Giving a History of All Noted Stallions, Bred by J. H. Reeves (1879)
"shying. In the treatment of shying, it is of great importance to distinguish ... The shying from skittishness or affectation is quite a different affair, ..."

5. The Orange County Stud Book: Giving a History of All Noted Stallions, Bred by J. H. Reeves (1880)
"shying. In the treatment of shying, it is of great importance to distinguish ... The shying from skittishness or affectation is quite a different affair, ..."

6. Lessons in Life: A Series of Familiar Essays by Josiah Gilbert Holland (1861)
"Well, I have met shying men, and I meet them upon the sidewalk almost every day. I have watched them from afar, and known by their eyes and a certain ..."

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