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Shuffle, to practise shifts, to play tricks: “I am fain to s., to hedge and to lurch,” Wiv. II, 2, 25. “'tis like the forced gait of a --ing nag,” H4A III, 1, 135 (viz the gait of 'mincing poetry'). “'tis not so above; there is no --ing,” Hml. III, 3, 61. “with a little -- ing you may choose a sword unbated,” IV, 7, 138. “your life must s. for itself,” Cymb. V, 5, 105. With an accus. denoting the effect: “he shall likewise s. her away,” Wiv. IV, 6, 29. oft good turns are --d off with such uncurrent pay (thanks) Tw. III, 3, 16 (== are eluded, got rid of). “when we have --d off this mortal coil,” Hml. III, 1, 67 (have got rid, in any way, of this troublesome life).
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