Origin of shea
1799; said to be < Bambara si (shea is Mungo Park's spelling)
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But more often than not the real stories are even more delicious, and no one has gathered more of them than … Shea.Home Runs, Frozen Ropes, And Some Wild Cards In Best Baseball Books
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Shea, who served as a USCIRF commissioner for ten years until this past March, is currently a fellow at the Hudson Institute.Muslim Woman Sues Religious-Freedom Commission For Discrimination
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The lieutenant supposed it to be Shea, probably, and opened it himself.
Shea went for the doctor and Hogan to call Lieutenant Blake.
Shea (the judge) was just as good and graceful, as he (the member) was bad and gawky.The Letters of Charles Dickens
It was Mr. Shea and not his leader who resented this last insult.
Then Mr. Shea's feelings became too strong for his self-control.
- a tropical African sapotaceous tree, Butyrospermum parkii, with oily seeds
- shea butter the white butter-like fat obtained from the seeds of this plant and used as food, to make soaps, etc
C18: from Bambara si
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