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Sheet

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

Strongs Concordance:

 

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sheet

SHEET, noun [Latin schenda; Gr. The Greek and Latin words signify a table or plate for writing on; Latin scindo, Gr.]

1. A broad piece of cloth used as part of bed-furniture.

2. A broad piece of paper as it comes from the manufacturer. Sheets of paper are of different sizes, as royal, demi, foolscap, pot and post-paper.

3. A piece of paper printed, folede and bound, or formed in to a book in blank, and making four, eight, sixteen or twenty-four pages, etc.

4. Any thing expanded; as a sheet of water or of fire; a sheet of copper, lead or iron.

5. Sheets, plural a book or pamphlet. The following sheets contains a full answer to my opponent.

6. A sail.

SHEET, noun In nautical language, a rope fastened to one or both the lower corners of a sail to extend and retain it in a particular situation. When a ship sails with a side-wind, the lower corners of the main and fore-sails are fastened with a tackand a sheet.

SHEET, verb transitive

1. To furnish with sheets. [Little used.]

2. To fold in a sheet [Little used.]

3. To cover as with a sheet; to cover with something broad and thin.

When snow the pasture sheets. Shak.

To sheet home, is to haul home a sheet or extend the sail till the clew is close to the sheet-block.


Naves Topical Index
Sheet of Peter's Vision

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sheet-anchor

SHEET-ANCHOR, noun

1. The largest anchor of a ship, which in stress of wheather is sometimes the seaman's last refuge to prevent the ship from going ashore. Hence,

2. The chief support; the last refuge for safety.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sheet-copper

SHEET-COPPER, noun Copper in broad thin plates.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sheeting

SHEE'TING, noun Cloth for sheets.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sheet-iron

SHEET-IRON, noun Iron in sheets or broad thin plates.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sheet-lead

SHEET-LEAD, noun Lead in sheets.