Definition of Shute

1. Noun. English writer who settled in Norway after World War II (1899-1960).

Exact synonyms: Nevil Shute, Nevil Shute Norway
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Shute

1. n. Same as Chute, or Shoot.

Definition of Shute

1. Noun. (alternative form of chute) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of shoot) ¹

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Definition of Shute

1. to chute [v SHUTED, SHUTING, SHUTES] - See also: chute

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shute

shut away
shut down
shut in
shut off
shut one's face
shut one's mouth
shut out
shut the door on
shut up
shut up(p)
shut up shop
shute (current term)
shuts off
shuts out
shuts up

Literary usage of Shute

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1. The Boston Directory (1862)
"IS India, boards at Somerville shute John, calker, boards rear 17 Saratoga, EB shute Jos. B. salesman, 25 Haverhill, b. 15 Cotting shute Judson (Wm. M. ..."

2. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1848)
"BARRINGTON, (John shute,) lord viscount Barrington of the kingdom of Ireland, an eminent political character in the early part of the eighteenth century, ..."

3. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1897)
"3 shute. In the hot dispute which arose out of the financial question of the day in Massachusetts, Colonel Burgess was understood to be partial to what was ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Surrogates' Courts of the by Theodore Frelinghuysen Cornell Demarest (1887)
"WESTCHESTER COUNTY.—HON. OWEN T. COFFIN, SURROGATE.—September,. shute v. shute. In the matter of the judicial settlement of the account of PETER shute, ..."

5. The Young Mill-wright and Miller's Guide: Illustrated by Twenty-eight by Oliver Evans, Cadwallader Evans, Thomas Ellicott (1860)
"I-.ul here we must consider tli.t the gate must always be full drawn, and the quantity of water regulated by a regulator in the shute near the ..."

6. English Colonies in America by John Andrew Doyle (1907)
"shute was not unnaturally aghast at the proposal to flood the market with more ... Yet it would seem as if shute vetoed the bill for the issue of more paper ..."

7. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1849)
"In spite of all the efforts of the agents, shute was sustained in all his ... Having quarreled with the Assembly about revenue, and with shute about power ..."

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