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  • n. Plural form of shoeshine.

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Examples

  • Say they spend it on shoeshines to go with their new socks, something they could not afford before when socks were more expensive.

    Math and Economics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • On a day that also featured free back rubs, shoeshines, ice cream and fruit smoothies, another speaker, Kevin P. Meiners, a deputy undersecretary for intelligence, gave the audience what he called "the secret sauce," the key to thriving even when the Defense Department budget eventually stabilizes and stops rising so rapidly.

    Top Secret America: National Security Inc.

  • Judiciary Square swarmed with lawyers hurrying to court, homeless guys hawking shoeshines, and thugs lined up at hot-dog carts to buy half-smokes before their court hearings.

    Law of Attraction

  • So inmates stash macks in lockers provided by the prison and use them to buy goods, including illicit ones such as stolen food and home-brewed "prison hooch," as well as services, such as shoeshines and cell cleaning ...

    Boing Boing

  • Ali is one of a group of youngsters offering shoeshines outside the local government office.

    In Iraq, a Shoeshine Boy���s Brush With Danger

  • So inmates stash macks in lockers provided by the prison and use them to buy goods, including illicit ones such as stolen food and home-brewed "prison hooch," as well as services, such as shoeshines and cell cleaning.

    Mackerel Economics in Prison

  • Across the street, a huge Mercedes-Benz showroom owned by the closely held Fletcher Jones Management Group offers free shoeshines, manicures and shuttles to the airport.

    Luxury-Car Sellers Put on the Ritz

  • He was housed in the Reclusorio Oriente in Mexico City, a prison that had taco vendors and shoeshines available, far more casual than any stateside confinement would be, but much removed from his former lifestyle.

    Every Breath You Take

  • Some of the bandsmen would come up to the men's room at about eight o'clock and get shoeshines before they went to work.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • Now black marble walls and frosted windows adorn their modern replacements, which offer not only haircuts, but manicures, facials, body waxing and shoeshines from the comfort of a plush leather armchair.

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