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Shinola

noun

euphemism for 'shit'

Word Origin

trademark name of boot polish

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Shinola

n.

brand of shoe polish, by 1904, from shine + -ola.

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Slang definitions & phrases for shinola

shinny

verb

To climb a rope, pole, wall, etc

[1888+; fr the use of shins and ankles in climbing a rope or pole]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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