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Shuffling definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHUF'FLING, ppr.
1. Moving by little shoves one way an the other; changing the places of cards; prevaricating; evading; playing tricks.
2. a. Evasive; as a shuffling excuse.
SHUF'FLING, n.
1. The act of throwing into confusion, or of changing the relative position of things by shoving or motion.
2. Trick; artifice; evasion.
3. An irregular gait.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet; "from his shambling I assumed he was very old" [syn: shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling]
2: the act of mixing cards haphazardly [syn: shuffle, shuffling, make]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shuffling Shuf"fling, a. 1. Moving with a dragging, scraping step. ``A shuffling nag.'' --Shak. 2. Evasive; as, a shuffling excuse. --T. Burnet.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shuffling Shuf"fling, v. In a shuffling manner.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shuffle Shuf"fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shuffled; p. pr. & vb. n. Shuffling.] [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See Shove, and Scuffle.] 1. To shove one way and the other; to push from one to another; as, to shuffle money from hand to hand. 2. To mix by pushing or shoving; to confuse; to throw into disorder; especially, to change the relative positions of, as of the cards in a pack. A man may shuffle cards or rattle dice from noon to midnight without tracing a new idea in his mind. --Rombler. 3. To remove or introduce by artificial confusion. It was contrived by your enemies, and shuffled into the papers that were seizen. --Dryden. To shuffe off, to push off; to rid one's self of. To shuffe up, to throw together in hastel to make up or form in confusion or with fraudulent disorder; as, he shuffled up a peace.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. a. Quibbling, prevaricating, evasive, disingenuous. II. n. Trick, artifice, duplicity, fraud.

Moby Thesaurus

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