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Shemitʹic

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Pertaining to Shem, descendant of Shem, derived from Shem.

The Shemitic languages are Chaldee, Syriac, Arabic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Ethiopic, and old Phœnician. The great characteristic of this family of languages is that the roots of words consist of three consonants.

Shemitic nations or Shemites (2 syl.). (See above.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sheet Anchor
Sheik (Arabic, elder)
Shekinah (shachan, to reside)
Sheldonian Theatre
Shelf
Shell (A)
Shell Jacket (A)
Shell of an Egg
Shells
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Shepherd Kings or Hyksos
Shepherd Lord (The)
Shepherd of Banbury (The)
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Shepherd of the Ocean (The)
Shepherd’s Sundial (The)
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