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As he finished speaking Mike Gaynor shuffled moodily up to them.

Fate has cut and shuffled the cards for you; the game is yours, unless you revoke.

But Hines, the new clerk, shuffled forward eagerly to wait on her.

Gervaise now shuffled along in her slippers, without caring a rap for anyone.

He shuffled and coloured, but I walked on and saw him no more.

He threw up his hands in ineffable scorn, and shuffled away into the house.

He shuffled and hitched around, and finally he says: "I'll—Ill consider your offer," he says.

The papers rustled in the Baron's fingers as he shuffled and sorted them.

Without speaking, Mr. Bonnithorne shuffled back into his seat.

He returned to it, and shuffled with the papers to put them back in their place.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, put together hastily," probably from Middle English shovelen "to move with dragging feet," itself probably a frequentative form of shoven (see shove (v.)). Or perhaps from Low German schuffeln "to walk clumsily, deal dishonestly."

Of playing cards, first recorded 1560s. Meaning "walk slowly without lifting the feet" is from 1570s. Meaning "push along gradually" is from 1560s. Meaning "move from one place to another" is from 1690s. Meaning "do a shuffle dance" is from 1818. Related: Shuffled; shuffling. Shuffle off "get rid of, dispose of" is from Shakespeare (1601).

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