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shovel list n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).

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n.
A list of blogs on a blog (usually placed in the sidebar of a blog) that reads as a list of recommendations by the blogger of other blogs.
v.
remove someone from the friends list on a social networking website
v.
remove/delete someone from a list of friends or contacts on a social networking website
[informal] Ex: Although he broke up with his girlfriend, he hasn't unfriended her yet.
n.
a book that gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.
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shovel

  

      n  
1    an instrument for lifting or scooping loose material, such as earth, coal, etc., consisting of a curved blade or a scoop attached to a handle  
2    any machine or part resembling a shovel in action  
3      (Also called)    shovelful   the amount that can be contained in a shovel  
4       short for       shovel hat  
      vb   , -els, -elling, -elled  
     (U.S.)   , -els, -eling, -eled  
5    to lift (earth, etc.) with a shovel  
6    tr   to clear or dig (a path) with or as if with a shovel  
7    tr   to gather, load, or unload in a hurried or careless way  
he shovelled the food into his mouth and rushed away     
     (Old English scofl; related to Old High German scufla shovel, Dutch schoffel hoe; see shove)  
  shoveller     (U.S.)  
  shoveler      n  


shovel hat  
      n   a black felt hat worn by some clergymen, with a brim rolled up to resemble a shovel in shape  
steam-shovel  
      n   a steam-driven mechanical excavator, esp. one having a large bucket or grab on a beam slung from a revolving jib  
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