"shoe" Definition

  1. to free or initiate a person,—a practice common in most trades to a new-comer. The SHOEING consists in paying for beer, or other liquor, which is drunk by the older hands. The cans emptied, and the bill paid, the stranger is considered properly SHOD. SHOEING is a variation of “paying one’s footing.”

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Position in the dictionary: 3101 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: shoe leather!, shoes, shoes, children’s, to make, shoful, shoful pullet, shoful-pitcher, sholl, shool, shoot the cat, shoot the moon
Previous words in the dictionary: shoddy, shockhead, shivering jemmy, shirty, ship-shape, shins., shiney rag, shiners, shine, shindy

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