Noun(1) walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet(2) a condition of great disorder(3) a building where animals are butchered
Verb(1) walk by dragging one's feet
(1) Adjacent land was added to the market in the 1360s to bring butchers' stalls together into one spot as a shambles .(2) It's been a dreadful year for the broadband industry, with DSL phone service, particularly, in a shambles .(3) The next day, the housekeeper arrived to find the place in a shambles .(4) He found his colony in a shambles , most of its inhabitants gone.(5) I don't want to come home and find my half in a shambles .(6) In 1853, Louisa Dalton Bird Cunningham was aboard a steamer on the Potomac sailing from Philadelphia to her plantation in South Carolina when she saw Mount Vernon in a shambles .(7) The room was in shambles and their master laid crumpled and bleeding on the floor.(8) He recovered peace, he recovered provinces, and he recovered the finances, which were in a shambles after the civil war.(9) the shambles where the animals were slaughtered(10) But he had been sadly mistaken and his life was in a shambles now because of it.(11) The business focus was too narrow, customers were not sufficiently valued, and the work culture was in a shambles .(12) By evening, David and Yohanna's house was in a shambles .(13) The butchers' shambles , where animals were slaughtered and sold on Sundays, abutted the courthouse.(14) I think the border is in a shambles of smuggling, pollution, contagious diseases.(15) Despite the wonder of the things in it, the room was in shambles ; everything was strewn about across desks and tables, bookshelves, and even the floor.(16) The countryside is a shambles , full of cut-throats and wild animals.
(1) shamble :: geslof
1. chaos ::
2. mess ::
3. abattoir ::
4. shuffle ::
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