- v. Simple past tense and past participle of shoo.
“It might as well be closed, because in many American hospitals you're simply shooed from the windowsill after you've been nursed back to health (usually in 72 hours or less), and you're expected to "fly" on your own.”
“He was unceremoniously shooed from the bar, to the uproar of all, save the two men he had been eavesdropping on.”
“– He was unceremoniously shooed from the bar, to the uproar of all, save the two men at the table nearest where he’d been hiding.”
“The cricket was "shooed" away by Nan, Freddie's glass was filled again, and the picnic went on merrily.”
“When the last visitor had been "shooed" away and the Couldn'ts had carefully prepared for the lunch to be taken on the _Chelton_”
“Indeed, they were all tired from the day's travel, and soon the boys had been "shooed" away and the girls let down their hair.”
“Mrs. Hutton is a little lady who bolsters up self-respect and makes light of trying situations, so she "shooed" us in and I sneaked into my room and waited until Clyde could run down to the store and purchase me a dress.”
“I tried to make the engine-driver stop by spreading myself out in front of the engine, but he "shooed" me out of the way, and after some deliberation I seized a brass rail and leapt on to the footboard about half-way down the train; it wasn't at all difficult after all.”
“Then they all gathered on the other side, and "shooed," and waved their arms as well as the lantern.”
“[Illustration: Mr. Noah "shooed" the Hen aboard the Ark.]”
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