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NOUN (2)

1. walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet;
- Example: "from his shambling I assumed he was very old"
[syn: shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling]

2. the act of mixing cards haphazardly;
[syn: shuffle, shuffling, make]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shuffle \Shuf"fle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shuffled; p. pr. & vb. n. Shuffling.] [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.] 1. To shove one way and the other; to push from one to another; as, to shuffle money from hand to hand. [1913 Webster] 2. To mix by pushing or shoving; to confuse; to throw into disorder; especially, to change the relative positions of, as of the cards in a pack. [1913 Webster] A man may shuffle cards or rattle dice from noon to midnight without tracing a new idea in his mind. --Rombler. [1913 Webster] 3. To remove or introduce by artificial confusion. [1913 Webster] It was contrived by your enemies, and shuffled into the papers that were seizen. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] To shuffe off, to push off; to rid one's self of. To shuffe up, to throw together in hastel to make up or form in confusion or with fraudulent disorder; as, he shuffled up a peace. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shuffling \Shuf"fling\, a. 1. Moving with a dragging, scraping step. "A shuffling nag." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Evasive; as, a shuffling excuse. --T. Burnet. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shuffling \Shuf"fling\, v. In a shuffling manner. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shuffling n 1: walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet; "from his shambling I assumed he was very old" [syn: shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling] 2: the act of mixing cards haphazardly [syn: shuffle, shuffling, make]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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