a seaport in N Kent, in SE England on the Isle of Sheppey, at the mouth of the Thames: government dockyards.
a port and resort in SE England, in N Kent at the junction of the Medway estuary and the Thames: administratively part of Queenborough in Sheppey since 1968
noun, Naval Architecture. 1. a diagrammatic fore-and-aft elevation of the hull of a vessel, showing bow and buttock lines, stations, water lines, diagonals, decks, bulwarks, etc.
noun, (usually used with a plural verb) 1. shear (def 16). adjective, sheerer, sheerest. 1. transparently thin; diaphanous, as some fabrics: sheer stockings. 2. unmixed with anything else: We drilled a hundred feet through sheer rock. 3. unqualified; utter: sheer nonsense. 4. extending down or up very steeply; almost completely vertical: a sheer descent of […]
noun 1. sídh. noun, plural sídhe [shee] /ʃi/ (Show IPA). Irish Folklore. 1. a mound or hill in which fairies live. 2. a fairy. 3. sídhe, the race of fairies.
noun 1. a large rectangular piece of cotton, linen, or other material used as an article of bedding, commonly spread in pairs so that one is immediately above and the other immediately below the sleeper. 2. a broad, relatively thin, surface, layer, or covering. 3. a relatively thin, usually rectangular form, piece, plate, or slab, […]