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  • n. the amount that a shoe will hold


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  • Women glancing sideways at you, whose nostrils flare as if sniffing a shoeful of manure, forehead furrowed in disdain.

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  • Five minutes later, though, Big threw out a prawn which had come down with the current, and this encouraged him to work harder, but Bob began to be tired, and he showed it by sending a shoeful of water at me, making me shout, "Leave off!"

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  • I did, but with a shoeful of blood, its tough to comparison shop.


  • Even if you are rushing to leave for a dinner reservation and get a shoeful of mud while you try to snap a photograph of them.



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