shape [-s] n

OE 'creation, make, structure, natural character; form, figure, configuration'.

  1. Body; mortal frame.
  2. Form; mass; outline.
  3. Posture; dance position.
  4. Appearance; aspect; manifestation; stage of being.
  5. Shadow; phantom; ghost.
  6. Spirit; dead person; departed being.

shape [-d] v

OE 'to create, to fashion'.

  1. Fold; enlace; entwine; interlace; put together.
  2. Design; have a form.
  3. Pronounce; form the words.