Sheet means: The space in the forward or the after part of a boat where there are no rowers; as, fore sheets; stern sheets.
Sheeted means: of Sheet
Sheeting means: of Sheet
Sheet means: To furnish with a sheet or sheets; to wrap in, or cover with, a sheet, or as with a sheet.
Sheet means: To expand, as a sheet.
Sheet anchor means: A large anchor stowed on shores outside the waist of a vessel; -- called also waist anchor. See the Note under Anchor.
Sheet anchor means: Anything regarded as a sure support or dependence in danger; the best hope or refuge.
Sheet cable means: The cable belonging to the sheet anchor.
Sheet chain means: A chain sheet cable.
Sheetfuls means: of Sheetful
Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.
Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.
Zuche means: A stump of a tree.
Zubr means: The aurochs.
Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.
Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.
Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.
Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.
Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.
Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.
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