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shoot the chutes

noun
Origin of shoot the chutes
1920-1925
1920-25

chute the chute

or chute the chutes, shoot the chutes

verb (used without object)
1.
to ride or slide on, or as if on, a chute-the-chute.
Origin
1905-10, Americanism
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  • When it did, and when the merry-go-round and the shoot-the-chutes were going, there would be more ways of having fun.

    The Curlytops at Silver Lake Howard Roger Garis

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