put to bed with a shovel

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put to bed with a shovel definition


  1. mod.
    dead and buried. (From put (so) to bed with a shovel.) : You wanna be put to bed with a shovel? Just keep talking that way.
  2. mod.
    alcohol intoxicated. (From sense 1.) : He wasn't just tipsy. He was put to bed with a shovel!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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put (so) to bed with a shovel definition


  1. tv.
    to bury someone; to kill and bury someone. (See also put to bed with a shovel.) : The leader of the gang was getting sort of tired and old, so one of the younger thugs put him to bed with a shovel.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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