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Definition of Shoeless

  • Destitute of shoes.

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Over him hovered the ghost of Washington in warning attitude, and in the background a troop of shadowy soldiers in Continental uniform were limping with shoeless, bandaged feet through a driving snow-storm.
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Everything was grist for his mill: the sight of a pretty girl waving at his passing troop train, the roasting of a stolen pig over a campfire, the joy of finding a keg of red-eye which had somehow fallen-no one knew how-from a supply wagon; or, on another and quite different day, the saddening afterthoughts of a letter from home, the stink of bloated, rotting horses, their stiffened legs pointed skyward, the acrid taste of gun-powder smoke, the frightening whine (or thud) of an unseen sharpshooter's bullet, and the twisted, shoeless, hatless body of yesterday's friend or foe.
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Men, shoeless and hatless, went flying like mad to the rear, some with and some without their guns.
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She followed the trails with woodman's craft, and the master had met her before, miles away, shoeless, stockingless, and bareheaded on the mountain road.
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Many of the soldiers were shoeless and left bloody footprints on the snow-covered line of march.
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Great numbers of them were almost shoeless; having been taken straight from the plow, or workshop, and having received no shoes since they joined.
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Half his force were shoeless; and the thin blouses which were-as has been said-all the covering that many of the Mobiles had, were ill calculated to resist the bitter cold which was already setting in.
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Then she remembered that he stood there shoeless; and, giving a little cry, would have run barefoot down the moonlit rocky steps, preventing him.
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As it had been agreed that strict native fashion was to be observed, we were all shoeless.
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And that is the life drama that passes before the old maid while she looks out upon the rampart, the green, sunny rampart, where the children, with their red cheeks and bare shoeless feet, are rejoicing merrily, like the other free little birds.
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He begged of high and low-of the shoeless cottage brat and the coroneted duke.
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It was Wali Dad, Agnostic and Unbeliever, shoeless, turbanless, and frothing at the mouth, the flesh on his chest bruised and bleeding from the vehemence with which he had smitten himself.
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Your old priests and your old cripples, and the halt and maimed, who are down on their knees day and night, before altars and in old crypts; these also that wear mangy old cloaks, or go in rags and tatters, shivering and shoeless and showing their sores, and who die of hunger and want and cold and misery.
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They were all intensely ashamed; Darius was ashamed to tears, and did not know why; even his little sister wept and had to be carried, not because she was shoeless and had had nothing to eat, but because she was going to the Ba-ba-bastille; she had no notion what the place was.
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There was something else lying there in the weeds, - a flat, muddy, shoeless shape sprawling grotesquely in the foggy starlight.
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The brickmaker may no longer debase and ruin, both morally and physically, his child of the tender age of nine or ten years, by turning it—boy or girl—into the brick-yard to toil, shoeless and ragged, at carrying heavy lumps on its head.
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And then came staring upon her the figures of her little stockingless and shoeless sisters.
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Examples of Shoeless

Example #1
Valley Forge was suggested, of course.
Example #2
It was an allegory, representing Mr. Davis in the act of signing a secession act or some such document.
Example #3
We moved forward in the direction of Harrisonburg, our duty being to guard the two roads leading thereto.
Example #4
E. Merton Coulter, in his Travels in the Confederate States: A Bibliography (1948), called Dickert's "a well-written narrative, notably concerned with the atmosphere of army life," adding that "there is no reason to believe that he embellished the story beyond the general outlines of established truth.
Example #5
Companies were organized in towns and cities, who styled themselves "Minute Men," and rosettes, or the letters "M.M.," adorned the lapels of the coats worn by those in favor of secession.
Example #6
The old cooks, mammas, house servants, and negro eavesdroppers gathered enough of "freedom of slaves," "war," "secession," to cause the negroes to think that a great measure was on foot somewhere, that had a direct bearing on their long looked for Messiah-"Freedom.