The word shale is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • shale  n. A shell or husk; a cod or pod.
  • shale  n. (geology) A fine-grained sedimentary rock of a thin, laminated, and often friable, structure.
  • shale  v. To take off the shell or coat of.

22 valid words from 3 definitions

AND COAT COD FINE FRIABLE GEOLOGY GRAINED HUSK LAMINATED OF OFF OFTEN OR POD ROCK SEDIMENTARY SHELL STRUCTURE TAKE THE THIN TO

6 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

AL ALE HA HALE SH SHA

6 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

AH AHS EL LA LAH LAHS

6 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

HALES HALSE HEALS LEASH SELAH SHEAL

16 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

SCALE SHADE SHAKE SHALL SHALM SHALT SHALY SHAME SHAPE SHARE SHAVE SHULE SPALE STALE SWALE WHALE

2 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

HALE SALE

4 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

SHALED SHALES SHALEY SHALELIKE

5 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

UNSHALED UNSHALES MARSHALED MARSHALER MARSHALERS

One prefix (New word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

UNSHALE

39 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+B BELAHS
+C CHELAS LACHES SEALCH
+D HALSED HEALDS LASHED SHALED
+G SEALGH
+I SHEILA
+M ALMEHS
+N HANSEL
+O HALOES HAOLES
+P ALEPHS
+R ASHLER HALERS HALSER LASHER
+S HALSES HASSEL HASSLE LASHES SELAHS SHALES SHEALS
+T ETHALS HALEST HASLET LATHES SHELTA
+U LEHUAS
+V HALVES
+W WHALES WHEALS
+Y HAYLES HAYSEL SHALEY
+Z HAZELS

12 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-E LAHS LASH
-H ALES LASE LEAS SALE SEAL SLAE
-L HAES SHEA
-S HALE HEAL

Scrabble scoring

  • 8 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 266 chance (0.38%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 1037 chance (0.10%).

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  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)

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