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shelving

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shelving

verb
present participle of shelve

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The first known use of shelving was in 1678

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“Shelving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shelving. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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