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Meaning of SHAMEFAST

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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