Shambles



noun
1.
shambles, (used with a singular or plural verb)

a slaughterhouse.
any place of carnage.
any scene of destruction:
to turn cities into shambles.
any scene, place, or thing in disorder:
Her desk is a shambles.

2.
British Dialect. a butcher’s shop or stall.
verb (used without object), shambled, shambling.
1.
to walk or go awkwardly; shuffle.
noun
2.
a shambling gait.
noun (functioning as singular or pl)
1.
a place of great disorder: the room was a shambles after the party
2.
a place where animals are brought to be slaughtered
3.
any place of slaughter or carnage
4.
(Brit, dialect) a row of covered stalls or shops where goods, originally meat, are sold
verb
1.
(intransitive) to walk or move along in an awkward or unsteady way
noun
2.
an awkward or unsteady walk

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