[Sephardic Hebrew shee-vah ah-sahr bi-tah-mooz; Ashkenazic Hebrew shiv-uh aw-suh r bi-tah-moo z, shi-vaw aw-sawr] /Sephardic Hebrew ʃiˈvɑ ɑˈsɑr bɪˈtɑ muz; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃɪv ə ˈɔ sər bɪˈtɑ mʊz, ʃɪˈvɔ ɔˈsɔr/
a Jewish fast day observed on the 17th day of Tammuz in memory of the breach of the walls of Jerusalem by the Romans in a.d. 70.
noun 1. a mock serenade with kettles, pans, horns, and other noisemakers given for a newly married couple; charivari. 2. Informal. an elaborate, noisy celebration. verb (used with object), shivareed, shivareeing. 3. to serenade with a shivaree. noun (US & Canadian) 1. a discordant mock serenade to newlyweds, made with pans, kettles, etc 2. a […]
[shee-vuh-shuhk-tee] /ˈʃi vəˈʃʌk ti/ noun, Hinduism. 1. the Godhead, of which the masculine, passive, transcendent, eternal principle is Shiva, and the feminine, active, immanent, temporal principle is Shakti, the Divine Mother.
noun 1. a city in N Kentucky, near Louisville.
verb (used without object) 1. to shake or tremble with cold, fear, excitement, etc. 2. Nautical. (of a fore-and-aft sail) to shake when too close to the wind. (of a sailing vessel) to be headed so close to the wind that the sails shake. noun 3. a tremulous motion; a tremble or quiver: The thought […]