noun, plural shelducks (especially collectively) shelduck.
a female sheldrake.
noun (pl) -ducks, -duck, -drakes, -drake
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.
noun, plural shelffuls. 1. an amount adequate to fill a shelf: They buy canned goods by the shelfful. 2. the amount contained on a shelf: We gave away a shelfful of books.