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shambles
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
a condition of great disorder
  • The bloodboltered shambles in act five is a forecast of the concentration camp sung by Mr Swinburne.
    Episode 9 — Scylla And Charybdis (11% in)
  • Calling encouraging words he shambles back with a furtive poacher's tread, dogged by the setter into a dark stalestunk corner.
    Episode 15 — Circe (13% in)

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