Shame"fast (?), a. [AS. scamf&ae;st.]

Modest; shamefaced.

-- Shame"fast*ly, adv. -- Shame"fast*ness, n. [Archaic] See Shamefaced.

Shamefast she was in maiden shamefastness. Chaucer.

[Conscience] is a blushing shamefast spirit. Shak.

Modest apparel with shamefastness. 1 Tim. ii. 9 (Rev. Ver.).

 

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