shamble

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shamble (third-person singular simple present shambles, present participle shambling, simple past and past participle shambled)

  1. To walk while shuffling or dragging the feet.
    I wasn't too impressed with the fellow, when he shambled in unenthusiastically and an hour late.

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shamble (plural shambles)

  1. (mining) One of a succession of niches or platforms, one above another, to hold ore which is thrown successively from platform to platform, and thus raised to a higher level.

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