, usually placed before a
or other entrance, for people arriving to wipe their shoes on before entering.
a person who is the habitual object of abuse or humiliation by another.
a mat, placed at the entrance to a building, for wiping dirt from shoes
a person who offers little resistance to ill-treatment by others
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Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.