shachle

verb
shach·​le
variants: or less commonly shackle \ ˈshakəl , ˈshäk-​ \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of shachle

intransitive verb

Scottish : to walk in a shuffling gate : shamble

transitive verb

1 Scottish : to wear (shoes) out of shape
2 Scottish : to distort especially by improper use

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History and Etymology for shachle

perhaps imitative

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“Shachle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shachle. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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