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naumkeag

noun, often capitalized N naum·keag \ˈnȯmˌkeg\
variants: or

naumkeag machine

or

naumkeag scourer

Definition of naumkeag

plural

-s

  1. :  a machine having a rubber buffing disk for smoothing the surface of shoe soles or heels before finishing

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Origin and Etymology of naumkeag

probably from Naumkeag, old name for Salem, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturing city


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naumkeag

verb naum·keag \"\

Definition of naumkeag

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to buff a shoe bottom (as on a naumkeag machine) prior to the finishing process

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to buff (a shoe bottom) prior to finishing

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