"shovel" Definition

  1. a term applied by the vulgar crowd to the inelegant twisted hats worn by the dignitaries of the Church. Dean Alford says, “I once heard a venerable dignitary pointed out by a railway porter as “an old party in a SHOVEL.”—_Queen’s English._

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Position in the dictionary: 3127 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: shrimp, shtumer, shunt, shut of, shut up!, shy, shy., shyster, si quis, sices
Previous words in the dictionary: shove-halfpenny, shove in the mouth, shout, shoulder, shot in the locker, shot, shorter, short commons, short, shoppy

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