Shoeblack
Shoeblack \Shoe"black`\, n. One who polishes shoes; same as {bootblack}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shoeblack — noun Date: 1751 bootblack …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shoeblack — /shooh blak /, n. bootblack. [1745 55; SHOE + BLACK] * * * …   Universalium

  • shoeblack — noun One who polishes shoes as an occupation. Syn: bootblack, shoeshine boy, shoeshiner …   Wiktionary

  • shoeblack — n. bootblack, one who shines shoes as an occupation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shoeblack — noun dated, chiefly Brit. a person who cleans the shoes of passers by for payment …   English new terms dictionary

  • shoeblack — shoe•black [[t]ˈʃuˌblæk[/t]] n. bootblack • Etymology: 1745–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • shoeblack — /ˈʃublæk/ (say shoohblak) noun → bootblack …   Australian English dictionary

  • shoeblack — n. a person who cleans the shoes of passers by for payment …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoeblack plant — noun large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep red flowers • Syn: ↑China rose, ↑Chinese hibiscus, ↑Rose of China, ↑shoe black, ↑Hibiscus rosa sinensis • Hypernyms: ↑hibiscus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Birt Acres — est un réalisateur, directeur de la photographie, producteur et inventeur américain né le 23 juillet 1854 à Richmond, en Virginie, et décédé le décembre 1918. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Filmographie …   Wikipédia en Français

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