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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.
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!"
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.