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- n. Plural form of shitepoke.
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Make the cows, and the ducks, and the chickens, and the shitepokes well, and happy -- -- no name for it!
Make the cows, and the ducks, and the chickens, and the shitepokes well, and happy ---- no name for it!
Some animals were named for notable conduct, among them the shitepokes, heron-like creatures of several varieties, who, when frightened, behave like the soldiers in The Naked and the Dead; they have difficulty maintaining what Norman Mailer calls a tight cincture.
And they drummed with their drums, and piped with their pipes, making mock fights, and running to and fro like shitepokes on the muddy shore. "