shuffler

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shuffler someone who walks without raising the feet
    • n shuffler the card player who shuffles the cards
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Shuffler (Zoöl) Either one of the three common American scaup ducks. See Scaup duck, under Scaup.
    • Shuffler One who shuffles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shuffler One who shuffles, in any sense of the verb.
    • n shuffler Same as raft-duck: so called from its shuffling over the water. See cut under scaup.
    • n shuffler The coot, Fulica americana.
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Usage

In literature:

Prussia's a shuffler, England a self-seeker, Nobility has shone in you alone.
"The Dynasts" by Thomas Hardy
Paul tried reaping; but the first thing he did was to make a terrible cut in his hand, which the shuffler told him was for good luck!
"Friarswood Post-Office" by Charlotte M. Yonge
He was abject and a shuffler in the very height of his prosperity.
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
We serve the writ personally, because we have shufflers to deal with, and I will not give them a chance.
"A Terrible Temptation" by Charles Reade
The fellow is nothing else than shuffler, as I told you.
"The Emigrants Of Ahadarra The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two" by William Carleton
However, they had given me one hint; I would ask Shuffler himself, on the morrow, whether any new residents were expected in the suburb.
"She and I, Volume 1" by John Conroy Hutcheson
There was old Shuffler, too.
"She and I, Volume 2" by John Conroy Hutcheson
His moccasined feet noiselessly felt their way after the heavy-footed shuffler.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
Jason Philip had been invited to a sociable evening in the Shufflers' Club.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Soon he became an expert shuffler.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
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In news:

There are elements of freak folk here: "A Shuffler in the Mud" has sparse, lovely harmonies and a gentle acoustic sway that wouldn't be out of place on a Devendra Banhart album.
It is called the Style Shuffler , and it helps you match clothes inside a store.
It made "editorial sense" to compare these Bears to the Super Bowl shufflers, but Sunday night's shutdown of Chicago is what the Texans do, says Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle.
Their data showed that the automated shuffler randomized the deck about as well as three riffle shuffles , well short of the seven riffle shuffles needed to get proper mixing.
Born as Denise Alvarez, she was given the nickname ' Strawberry ' when she first joined the international dance crew known as the 'KBC Shufflers.
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