Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/14/17 Shunpike

Shunpike (noun, verb)
shunpike [shuhn-pahyk]


noun
1. a side road taken instead of a turnpike or expressway to avoid tolls or to travel at a leisurely pace.

verb (used without object), shunpiked, shunpiking.
2. to drive on a shunpike.


Origin: 1850-55, Americanism; shun + (turn)pike

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