Shid vs Shim - What's the difference?

shid | shim |


As an initialism shid

is (internet) s'laps '''h'''ead '''i'''n ' d isgust.

As a noun shim is

a wedge or shim can be (informal|often|derogatory) a person characterised by both male and female traits, or by ambiguous male-female traits, also called a he-she; transsexual.

As a verb shim is

to fit one or more shims to a piece of machinery.

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shid

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) A piece of firewood four feet long.
  • (obsolete) A unit of length measuring four feet.
  • References

    * "shid", accessed on 2005-05-03, which in turn cites: Richard Hayes, The Negociator’s Magazine: or, The most authentick account yet published of the Monies, Weights, and Measures of the Principal Places of Trade in the World. , John Noon, London, 1740, page 206.

    Verb

    shid (nonstandard)
  • (nonstandard, obsolete, alliteration)
  • * 1920 Well, gen'lemen, this is better, but a record property shid fetch a record price. — John Galsworthy, The Skin Game , Act II, Scene I
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    shim

    English

    Etymology 1

    Originally a piece of iron attached to a plow; sense of “thin piece of wood” from 1723, sense of “thin piece of material used for alignment or support” from 1860.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A wedge.
  • A thin piece of material, sometimes tapered, used for alignment or support.
  • (computing) A small library that transparently intercepts and modifies calls to an API, usually for compatibility purposes.
  • A kind of shallow plow used in tillage to break the ground and clear it of weeds.
  • A small metal device used to pick open a lock.
  • Verb

  • To fit one or more shims to a piece of machinery
  • To adjust something by using shims
  • Etymology 2

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal, often, derogatory) a person characterised by both male and female traits, or by ambiguous male-female traits, also called a he-she; transsexual.
  • * 1998 , Hobart Student Association, The Seneca review:
  • He — or "Shim " (she/him), as film director John Waters called the actor Divine — was as much a paradoxical as a perverse fellow.
  • * 1995 , The Advocate - May 30, 1995 - Page 11:
  • "We call him shim — short for 'she-him.'
  • (informal, often, derogatory) hermaphrodite.
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