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Shoe string   /ʃu strɪŋ/   Listen
Shoe string

noun
1.
A small amount of money.  Synonym: shoestring.
2.
A lace used for fastening shoes.  Synonyms: shoe lace, shoelace, shoestring.






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"Shoe string" Quotes from Famous Books



... side into the Captain's arms, she objected to the transference by a sudden lurch, which sent the minister to his knees. His foot caught on the gunwale, and his ankle was severely wrenched. On releasing his shoe string that night he discovered a ...
— Captain Pott's Minister • Francis L. Cooper



Words linked to "Shoe string" :   shoe, shoelace, lacing, aiglet, aglet, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount, lace



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