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Shy

(shī),
George Milton, U.S. neurologist, 1919-1967. See: Shy-Drager syndrome.

Shy

Abbreviation for 6-mercaptopurine.

shy

timid.

shy breeder
difficult to get pregnant because of timid disposition and disinclination to copulate.
shy feeder
fussy, finicky eater; difficult to get to eat a full feed.
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Shier has been honoured as a Leading Estate Planning Attorney by Leading Lawyers Network, and Super Lawyers magazine has named her an 'Illinois Super Lawyer' from 2009 to 2011.
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We felt the sea kayaking and snorkeling activities described in the brochure seemed extreme for 11-year-olds,'' Steven La Shier, deputy director of risk management for LAUSD, said Friday.
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Top left, Lauren Bradley, Clare Horbury, Pip Bradley, Corrie Watkins; top, Mick O'Sull, Helen Wilson, Jon Young; top right, Rachel Simons, Neil McLeod, Mick Perrier; right, Rebecca Crach and Patrick Shier
Richard Shier was on target from the penalty spot for the losers.
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The all-First Division battle between Llanwern and Maesteg was equally tight, but it was the Steelmen that came through thanks to an 85th-minute winner from Richard Shier.
Blair' Shier, who recently took responsibility for the Molson business in the U.