Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of shove.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shove.

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Examples

  • I'm sure that, given time, I'll quit seeing this pretty little nostril screw at all -- but for right now I'm still in [:: shoves nostril towards audience::] "Lookit this cool thing I got on my face!" mode, and I simply can't restrain myself.

    August 9th, 2005

  • They shook out the bits of bark they called the shoves, and then Hadley’s mother would get to work with the hackle, its iron teeth sticking out of the paddle-shaped board as she stroked and cleaned and separated the fibers into tow cloth, which was good for cleaning out rifle barrels and not much else.

    The Chisholms

  • They shook out the bits of bark they called the shoves, and then Hadley’s mother would get to work with the hackle, its iron teeth sticking out of the paddle-shaped board as she stroked and cleaned and separated the fibers into tow cloth, which was good for cleaning out rifle barrels and not much else.

    The Chisholms

  • They shook out the bits of bark they called the shoves, and then Hadley’s mother would get to work with the hackle, its iron teeth sticking out of the paddle-shaped board as she stroked and cleaned and separated the fibers into tow cloth, which was good for cleaning out rifle barrels and not much else.

    The Chisholms

  • Frances has heard her name and shoves Ginger off her.

    Fall On Your Knees

  • Frances has heard her name and shoves Ginger off her.

    Fall On Your Knees

  • Its manufacturer never "shoves" it, but sells it in quantities to small shop keepers, car conductors, and others, at a certain percentage of its face value -- 50 per cent. quite usually; the percentage, however, depends on whether it is well done or not.

    Between the Lines Secret Service Stories Told Fifty Years After

  • Then he slives up an 'shoves' is 'ead on yer, that cadin'.

    Sons and Lovers

  • Then he slives up an 'shoves' is 'ead on yer, that cadin'.

    Sons and Lovers

  • "Da is jes like apples in a tub -- yo 'shoves 'em under, an' up da pops, bright as eber."

    The Rover Boys In The Mountains Or, A Hunt for Fun and Fortune

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