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- adj. shabby
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Shabby.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Scabby; mangy.
- Mean; shabby.
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Breach of promise cases were brought against women by disappointed men who had been "shabbed" (as jilting was called in some parts of New England), as well as by deserted women against men.
Ballygrass Threshers, when you shabbed sickness and wouldn't go. '