Etymology
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shute (n.)

1790, "channel, trough," dialectal combination of chute and shoot (n.1).

updated on September 28, 2013

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Definitions of shute from WordNet

Shute (n.)
English novelist who settled in Australia after World War II (1899-1960);
Synonyms: Nevil Shute / Nevil Shute Norway
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