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Showers

The Bible

Bible Usage:

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: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Shower

SHOWER, noun One who shows or exhibits.

SHOW'ER, noun [Qu. Heb. Ch. Ar. to be rough, to shudder.]

1. A fall of rain or hail, a sort of duration. It may be applied to like a fall of snow, but this seldon occurs. It is applied to a fall of rain or hail of short continuance, or of more or less violence, but never to a storm of long continuance.

2. A fall of thing from the air in thick succession; as a shower of darts or arrows; a shower of stones.

3. A copious supply bestowed; liberal distribution; as a great shower of gifts.

SHOW'ER, verb transitive

1. To water with a shower; to wet copiously with rain; as, to shower the earth.

2. To bestow liberally; to distribute or scatter in abundance.

Cesar's favor,

That show'rs down greatness on his friends. Addison.

3. To be wet with falling water, as in the shower-bath.

SHOW'ER, verb intransitive To rain with showers.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Showered

SHOW'ERED, participle passive Wet with a shower; watered abundantly; bestowed or distributed liberally.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Showerless

SHOW'ERLESS, adjective Without showers.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Showery

SHOW'ERY, adjective Raining in showers; abounding with frequent falls of rain.