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Shute

[shoot] /ʃut/
noun
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Nevil (Nevil Shute Norway) 1899–1960, British novelist and aeronautical engineer.
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Shute

/ʃuːt/
noun
1.
Nevil, real name Nevil Shute Norway. 1899–1960, English novelist, in Australia after World War II: noted for his novels set in Australia, esp A Town like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957)
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Word Origin and History for nevil shute nor-way
shute
1790, "channel, trough," dialectal combination of chute and shoot.
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