Pronunciation Verb

shend (shends, present participle shending; past and past participle shent)

  1. (obsolete) To disgrace or put to shame.
    • c 1608, William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, Act 5, Scene II
      Do you hear how we are shent for keeping your greatness back?
  2. (archaic) To blame.
  3. (archaic) To destroy; to spoil.
  4. (archaic) To overpower; to surpass.