Definition of Shapen

1. Verb. (rare) To shape, form. ¹



2. Verb. (obsolete) (past participle of shape) ¹

3. Adjective. (archaic) Shaped. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shapen

1. shape [v] - See also: shape

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shapen

shapeable
shaped
shaped up
shapedness
shapeless
shapelessly
shapelessness
shapelessnesses
shapelet
shapelets
shapelier
shapeliest
shapeliness
shapelinesses
shapely
shapen (current term)
shaper
shapers
shapes
shapes up
shapeshift
shapeshifted
shapeshifter
shapeshifters
shapeshifting
shapeshifts
shapeup
shapeups
shapewear
shaping

Literary usage of Shapen

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1. The Scale (or Ladder) of Perfection by Walter Hilton (1908)
"CHAPTER XIII How a Man shall be shapen to the Image of Jesus, and Jesus shapen in him Do as I have said, and better if thou canst, and I hope by the grace ..."

2. Early English Prose Romances: With Bibliographical and Historical Introductions by William John Thoms (1858)
"... as lay in his mis-shapen nose, and therewithall he began to touch and handle his nose, saying, that he felt it mightily asswaged. ..."

3. The Bible in Browning: With Particular Reference to The Ring and the Book by Minnie Gresham Machen (1903)
"OH Behold I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. — Ps. 51:5. (See also Rom. 5 : 12.) There is a psalm Don Celestine recites, ..."

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