Definition of Shoe black

1. Noun. Large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep-red flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoe Black

shoddiest
shoddily
shoddiness
shoddinesses
shoddy
shoddy fever
shoddyism
shoddyisms
shode
shoder
shoders
shoe
shoe-leather
shoe-polish
shoe-shop
shoe black (current term)
shoe boil
shoe bomb
shoe bomber
shoe box
shoe industry
shoe insert
shoe inserts
shoe lace
shoe leather
shoe lift
shoe lifts
shoe polish
shoe polishes
shoe repairing

Literary usage of Shoe black

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1. The American in Paris by John Sanderson (1838)
"... Careme— Splendid Cafes—The Baths—Boulevard Montmartre— The Shoe-black—The Chiffonnier—The Gratteur—The Commissionnaire—Boulevard du Temple—Scene at the ..."

2. Merry's Museum (1845)
"THE SHOE-BLACK AND HIS DOG.—An English officer of the 44th regiment, ... Finding that the shoe-black was the owner of the dog, he taxed him with the ..."

3. Memoirs of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Esq. by Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Maria Edgeworth (1820)
"The notes on the Dublin shoe-black's metaphorical language, I recollect, are chiefly his. : • I have heard him tell that story with all the natural, ..."

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