1. sword lily any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
  2. swordplay the act using a sword vigorously and skillfully
  3. swordtail freshwater fish of Central America having a long swordlike tail; popular aquarium fish
  4. swordlike shaped like a sword blade
  5. sordidly in a sordid or squalid way
  6. surlily in a churlish manner
  7. servilely in an obsequious manner
  8. short line a transportation system that operates over relatively short distances
  9. shortly in the near future
  10. trout lily eastern North American dogtooth having solitary yellow flowers marked with brown or purple and spotted interiors
  11. checkered lily any liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria having nodding variously colored flowers
  12. shortfall the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
  13. short sale sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
  14. shrewdly in a wise or thoughtful manner
  15. wood lily lily of eastern North America having orange to orange-red purple-spotted flowers
  16. sartorial of or relating to tailoring or clothing
  17. shirttail fabric forming the tail of a shirt
  18. wordily in a verbose manner
  19. leopard lily lily of western United States having orange-red to crimson maroon-spotted flowers
  20. certainly definitely or positively