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Meaning of shoehorn

shoe•horn

Pronunciation: (sh'hôrn"), [key]
— n.
  1. a shaped piece of horn, metal, or the like, inserted in the heel of a shoe to make it slip on more easily.
—v.t.
  1. to force into a limited or tight space: Can you shoehorn four of us into the back seat of your car?
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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