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If it will make it easier for you to locate your footwear, keeps it safe from scuffs and damage, and is within your budget—and you don’t hate how it looks—then that’s the best one for you!
Stretch gaiters stop the snow from sneaking in and reinforced scuff guards provide additional durability.
There was a pause during which she continued to scuff the curbstone with her shoe, Jane likewise scuffing the fence-picket.
SEVENTEENBOOTH TARKINGTON
What joy it was to us to scuff through the painted fallen leaves and send them flying like showers of jewels before us!
MY WIFE AND IHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
And you could scuff when you walked and pile up fallen leaves from the grass and roll in them.
THIS CROWDED EARTHROBERT BLOCH
Rose heard her through, and then very kindly informed her that "she was a fool to care for such a rough-scuff."
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
They are like pebbles in our pathway; sometimes we never even see them, but carelessly scuff them aside as we walk.
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
Every now and then she'd scuff her toe in the rug, and how some of us escaped a soup or a gravy bath I can't figure out.
TORCHY AND VEESEWELL FORD
Ramsey laughed, gave the deck a wilful scuff, and demanded of the captain: "Were you ever on a burning boat?"
GIDEON'S BANDGEORGE W. CABLE
"You could scuff it and I could wear myself out cleanin', I suppose," retorted Jane.

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