Definition of 'shied'
Example sentences containing 'shied'
When he found himself remembering the white mountains, the height at the edge of his view, his mind skipped and shied.A TIME OF WAR (1990)
When he arrived in England just before the war people had automatically shied away from him.YELLOW BIRD (1990) THE WHITE DOVE (1990)
She knew Magda spoke freely of forbidden subjects; indeed, all the circus people spoke of topics from which others shied.PAINT THE WIND (1990)
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