2. Verb. (third-person singular of shoehorn) ¹
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Definition of Shoehorns
1. shoehorn [v] - See also: shoehorn
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Literary usage of Shoehorns
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1886)
"... "drawers-on"," gloves", or "shoehorns". "You must have," says Tom Nash, "some shoe-horn to pull on your wine, as a rasher on the coals or a red- herring ..."
2. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"Nancy Steineke shoehorns lit circles into her sophomore English class and uses careful discussion practice to create engaged groups around kid-chosen novels ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"... in or to get put; and shoehorns are the servants of the society. The interlude gives a lively account of certain curious preliminaries to a criminal's ..."
4. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"... not only combs, but shoehorns, powder-horns, and horn spoons. In 1793 there was a comb factory in Boston, and two or three factories in. ..."
5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1893)
"It covers 130 pages, and has various illustrations. The following are the more important communications : shoehorns carved by Robert ..."
6. Commercial Handbook of China by Julean Arnold (1920)
"They also find many other uses in China, including the manufacture of combs, shoehorns, and backs of hair; tooth, and other brushes. ..."