noun, plural sheldrakes (especially collectively) sheldrake.
any of several Old World ducks of the genus Tadorna, certain species of which have highly variegated plumage.
any of various other ducks, especially the goosander or merganser.
noun, plural shelducks (especially collectively) shelduck. 1. a sheldrake. 2. a female sheldrake. noun (pl) -ducks, -duck, -drakes, -drake 1. any of various large usually brightly coloured gooselike ducks, such as Tadorna tadorna (common shelduck), of the Old World
whom Jehovah repays. (1.) Ezra 10:39. (2.) The father of Hananiah (Neh. 3:30). (3.) A priest in the time of Nehemiah (13:13). (4.) Father of one of those who accused Jeremiah to Zedekiah (Jer. 37:3; 38:1). (5.) Father of a captain of the ward (Jer. 37:13). (6.) Jer. 36:14.
noun, plural shelves [shelvz] /ʃɛlvz/ (Show IPA) 1. a thin slab of wood, metal, etc., fixed horizontally to a wall or in a frame, for supporting objects. 2. the contents of this: a shelf of books. 3. a surface or projection resembling this; ledge. 4. Physical Geography. a sandbank or submerged extent of rock in […]
noun 1. an angle iron attached to or suspended from a girder to carry masonry or the ends of a number of joists.