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Disshadow
Disshadow Dis*shad"ow, v. t. To free from shadow or shade. [Obs.] --G. Fletcher.
Foreshadow
Foreshadow Fore*shad"ow, v. t. To shadow or typi?y beforehand; to prefigure. --Dryden.
line of shadows
Quadrat Quad"rat, n. [F. quadrat, cadrat. See Quadrate.] 1. (Print.) A block of type metal lower than the letters, -- used in spacing and in blank lines. [Abbrev. quad.] 2. An old instrument used for taking altitudes; -- called also geometrical square, and line of shadows.
Overshadow
Overshadow O`ver*shad"ow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overshadowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Overshadowing. ] [Cf. Overshade. ] 1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure. There was a cloud that overshadowed them. --Mark ix. 7. 2. Fig.: To cover with a superior influence. --Milton.
Overshadowed
Overshadow O`ver*shad"ow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overshadowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Overshadowing. ] [Cf. Overshade. ] 1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure. There was a cloud that overshadowed them. --Mark ix. 7. 2. Fig.: To cover with a superior influence. --Milton.
Overshadower
Overshadower O"ver*shad"ow*er, n. One that throws a shade, or shadow, over anything. --Bacon.
Overshadowing
Overshadow O`ver*shad"ow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overshadowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Overshadowing. ] [Cf. Overshade. ] 1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure. There was a cloud that overshadowed them. --Mark ix. 7. 2. Fig.: To cover with a superior influence. --Milton.
Overshadowy
Overshadowy O"ver*shad"ow*y, a. Overshadowing. [R.]
Shadowiness
Shadowiness Shad"ow*i*ness, n. The quality or state of being shadowy.
Shadowing
Shadowing Shad"ow*ing, n. 1. Shade, or gradation of light and color; shading. --Feltham. 2. A faint representation; an adumbration. There are . . . in savage theology shadowings, quaint or majestic, of the conception of a Supreme Deity. --Tylor.
Shadowish
Shadowish Shad"ow*ish, a. Shadowy; vague. [Obs.] --Hooker.
Shadowless
Shadowless Shad"ow*less, a. Having no shadow.
Shadowy
Shadowy Shad"ow*y, a. 1. Full of shade or shadows; causing shade or shadow. ``Shadowy verdure.' --Fenton. This shadowy desert, unfrequented woods. --Shak. 2. Hence, dark; obscure; gloomy; dim. ``The shadowy past.' --Longfellow. 3. Not brightly luminous; faintly light. The moon . . . with more pleasing light, Shadowy sets off the face things. --Milton. 4. Faintly representative; hence, typical. From shadowy types to truth, from flesh to spirit. --Milton. 5. Unsubstantial; unreal; as, shadowy honor. Milton has brought into his poems two actors of a shadowy and fictitious nature, in the persons of Sin and Death. --Addison.

Meaning of Shadow from wikipedia

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