shoehorn


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shoehorn

a smooth curved implement of horn, metal, plastic, etc., inserted at the heel of a shoe to ease the foot into it
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But the difference between this and his shoes, is that the silver shoehorn, stamped with his rather illustrious name, fits the bill at only a mere pounds 25.
There are six cut-glasses, hand-planished silver jars, four ivory badger hairbrushes, an ivory shoehorn, leather-bound notebook and ivory quill pen.
"I can't just shoehorn people in when others are doing well."
"For long periods of time, I don't know that I've had that situation where there's a lot of good attacking players to shoehorn so you won't find me complaining about that.
Why build a new building properly set up for the future when you can shoehorn services into tight quarters and scattered buildings.
Both kits will include a dental set, mouthwash, earplugs and a comb and shoehorn for men or hairbrush and cotton pads for women.
Getting in was a bit of a struggle (it'll bother you all one day) - you have to remove the F1-type steering wheel and paddle-shifts and shoehorn your body into the tiny bucket seat.
The Combination Dressing Stick and Shoehorn is the latest addition to Maddak's line of aids for daily living.
Oh, and one more thing: It is a five-door hatch, a body style that has significant presence in Europe, so it's not like the Chrysler Group is going to attempt to shoehorn something into a market where it wouldn't appropriately fit.
If all that sounds like a tremendous amount of bandwidth to shoehorn through the Internet every time you move your laptop, that's one of the reasons the project is in a collaborative think-tank environment directed by rotating professors from CMU.
In a culture of shrinking attention spans and multiple media distractions, it is often difficult to shoehorn environmental education into the mix.