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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Shirk \Shirk\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Shirked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shirking}.] [Probably the same word as shark. See {Shark}, verb (used with an object)]

1. To procure by petty fraud and trickery; to obtain by mean solicitation.

You that never heard the call of any vocation, . . . that shirk living from others, but time from Yourselves. --Bp. Rainbow.

2. To avoid; to escape; to neglect; -- implying unfaithfulness or fraud; as, to shirk duty.

The usual makeshift by which they try to shirk difficulties. --Hare.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: the evasion of work or duty [syn: {shirking}, {slacking}, {soldiering}, {goofing off}, {goldbricking}]

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