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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shrimp.


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  • The room resembled an installation in a vacuous art gallery, the re? ection of the ceiling bulb on the wood? oor intended to signify the false surface of existence, the felled suitcases embodying the transitory nature of life — or more speci? cally, the life of the subject, shrimped up in the corner against a bare, mispainted wall.

    'Love And Obstacles'

  • When ur was a little chile ur shrimped with 'n! an' when ur was a gert maiden ur walked out with 'n!

    The Empire Annual for Girls, 1911

  • For the past 46 years, Reaves has shrimped the waters off the southeastern coast.

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  • Cable said he's not overly optimistic about the future, and he related the story of a shrimping friend, a boat captain in good health, who has shrimped nearly four decades, but recently opted to give it up completely.

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