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1    to give a thrust or push to (a person or thing)  
2    tr   to give a violent push to; jostle  
3    intr   to push one's way roughly  
4    tr  
Informal   to put (something) somewhere, esp. hurriedly or carelessly  
shove it in the bin     
5    the act or an instance of shoving,   (See also)        shove off  
     (Old English scufan; related to Old Norse skufa to push, Gothic afskiuban to push away, Old High German skioban to shove)  
  shover      n  

duck shove  
      vb     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   to evade responsibility  
  duck shover      n  
  duck shoving      n  
      n     (Brit)   a game in which players try to propel old halfpennies or polished discs with the hand into lined sections of a wooden or slate board  
shove off  
      vb   intr, adv; often imperative  
1    to move from the shore in a boat  
2    Informal   to go away; depart  
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      vb   crowd, drive, elbow, impel, jostle, press, propel, push, shoulder, thrust  

shove off     
bugger off     (taboo slang)   clear off     (informal)   depart, fuck off     (offensive taboo slang)   get on one's bike     (Brit. slang)   go away, go to hell     (informal)   leave, pack one's bags     (informal)   push off     (informal)   scram     (informal)   sling one's hook     (Brit. slang)   slope off, take oneself off, vamoose     (slang, chiefly U.S.)  

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