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  • v. Simple past of shape.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete preterit and past participle of shape.


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  • My old OED abridgment gives no etymology, but I think it would have been pronounced "shope," which sure sounds like it could be an old form originally meaning someone who shapes something.

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  • Yes | No | Report from buck hunter 17 wrote 48 weeks 6 days ago cabelas but never been in bas pro shope.

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  • Yes | No | Report from matt wasson wrote 3 weeks 17 hours ago the pawn shope in town has a couple right now around 350-500 Im hesitating becasue my wife would kill me and I think the price will come down soon ...

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  • I shope at Walmart for fabric and yarn, cards, and occasionally clothes.

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  • Interestingly, when looking at the important points by maker, all the Japanese manufacturers scored much the same in each category, bu Dyson scored worst for in-shope display, was average for discussions with shop staff, but in most other categories was significantly higher, scoring between 20% and 30% for almost every point.

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  • Seriously, I would argue that in modern times it is the wealthy Americans who have the time and the money to shope for and pay for locally grown wonderful foods.

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  • Jimin Lai/AFP via Getty Images A pamphlet for DiGi was displayed at a mobile phone shope in Kuala Lumpur.

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  • Now in a shope that sells magazines (even a big chain like WHSmiths) a magazine with SEX on the cover barely raises an eyebrow amidst the deluge of lads mags and gadget mags with almost naked woman on the front.

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  • If scop had survived in the language we'd now spell it "shope."

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  • To provide for removing and reinstallation of Engineering shope and drawing rooms

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