from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shop or factory in which shoes are made.

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  • n. a shop where shoes are sold


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  • A few times he was tempted to say to men who came in shabby jeans or in thin kurta pyjamas or in worn shoes that they should spend the money instead on clothes or in a shoe-shop.

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  • I would suggest looking at web sites like: shoe-shop. com, shoebuy. com, planetshoes. com, zappos. com, shoemall. com, etc … One word of caution: if the shoe is so inexpensive that it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

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  • The big vendors operate in horizontal markets – at a fundamental framework level the CMS will also have to be reused as base for a shoe-shop, and a dog charity, song vendor etc etc with different skins.

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  • I don't want to take her to a shoe-shop as they'll try to sell me rigid things.

    Thank goodness for a no-smacking rule

  • While passing through Galway I went back to the little children's shoe-shop in the Eyre Square centre where we got her some canvas things three months ago.

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  • And in the shoe-shop she took care to keep her own feet out of sight — no Harry met them.

    The Coat

  • They were deemed more comfortable living above a redbrick shoe-shop on the roundabout.

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  • She knelt down and steadied his foot on her knee like a girl in a shoe-shop.

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  • ‘In a shop I know in the Rue Montmartre, next to a shoe-shop.’

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  • An old gentleman who had recently moved to Brownsville from Uniontown, endeavored to impress the shoe-shop crowds with the superiority of the sleds of the Uniontown boys over those of Brownsville.

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