Shelve

Definition of Shelve

v. t.1.To furnish with shelves; as, to shelve a closet or a library.
2.To place on a shelf. Hence: To lay on the shelf; to put aside; to dismiss from service; to put off indefinitely; as, to shelve an officer; to shelve a claim.
v. i.1.To incline gradually; to be slopping; as, the bottom shelves from the shore.
[imp. & p. p. Shelved ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shelving.]

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