Definition of Shoeblacks

1. Noun. (plural of shoeblack) ¹



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Definition of Shoeblacks

1. shoeblack [n] - See also: shoeblack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoeblacks

shoe shop
shoe shops
shoe store
shoe string
shoe tossing
shoe tree
shoe wedge
shoe wedges
shoebag
shoebags
shoebill
shoebills
shoebird
shoeblack
shoeblack plant
shoeblacks (current term)
shoebomber
shoebombers
shoebox
shoeboxes
shoeboxlike
shoecare
shoed
shoefiti
shoeful
shoegaze
shoegazed
shoegazer
shoegazers
shoegazes

Literary usage of Shoeblacks

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1. Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne: Taken from Original Sources by John Ashton (1882)
"... clothiers- Stockings—Boots and shoes—shoeblacks and blacking—Handkerchiefs—Muffs—Swords—Walking sticks—Watches—Over coats— Night caps—Night gowns. ..."

2. The Journals of Washington Irving (hitherto Unpublished) by Washington Irving (1919)
"boys lounging about after scraps — shoeblacks besiege you in the yard — countrymen arrive in blue cloaks that cover their horses to the rump — visit fair in ..."

3. The Story of a Working Man's Life: With Sketches of Travel in Europe, Asia by Francis Mason (1870)
"It is this desire, more than all other causes combined, which fills our cities with newsboys, shoeblacks, pedlars, porters, and the like. ..."

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