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Definition of Shoddy

Shoddy
Shoddy Shod"dy, n. [Perhaps fr. Shed, v. t.; as meaning originally, waste stuff shedor thrown off.] 1. A fibrous material obtained by ``deviling,' or tearing into fibers, refuse woolen goods, old stockings, rags, druggets, etc. See Mungo. 2. A fabric of inferior quality made of, or containing a large amount of, shoddy. Note: The great quantity of shoddy goods furnished as army supplies in the late Civil War in the United States gave wide currency to the word, and it came to be applied to persons who pretend to a higher position in society than that to which their breeding or worth entitles them.
Shoddy
Shoddy Shod"dy, a. Made wholly or in part of shoddy; containing shoddy; as, shoddy cloth; shoddy blankets; hence, colloquially, not genuine; sham; pretentious; as, shoddy aristocracy. Shoddy inventions designed to bolster up a factitious pride. --Compton Reade.
Shoddy
Shoddy Shod"dy, n. [Perh. akin to Shed, v. t.; as meaning originally, waste stuff shed or thrown off; cf. dial. shod to shed, and E. Shed a parting, separation, Shode a parting.] Fluffy, fibrous waste from wool carding, worsted spinning, or weaving of woolens.

Meaning of Shoddy from wikipedia

- In the 19th century rough cheap frieze was made of wool mixed with shoddy (see Shoddy). fulling Fulling is a step in clothmaking which involves the cleansing...
- "Shoddy" millionaires was a derogatory term for the war profiteers in the North during the American Civil War. Allegedly, they supplied the Union army...
- wool. There are two categories of recycled wool (also called reclaimed or shoddy wool). "Reprocessed wool" identifies "wool which has been woven or felted...
- sub-label. Dolls Kill was co-founded in 2011 by Shoddy Lynn, a former DJ who went by the stage name DJ Shoddy Lynn, and her husband Bobby Farahi. Previously...
- Shoddy the Tailor is a 1915 American silent comedy film featuring Oliver Hardy. Raymond McKee - Henry Buggs Harry Lorraine - Police Chief Mabel Paige -...
- (the pieces left over after making tofu) is widely used as a metaphor for shoddy work, hence the implication that a "tofu-dreg project" is a poorly executed...
- strongly worded denials and threatened to sue, accusing Vanity Fair of "shoddy journalism" and "religious bigotry". Journalist Roger Friedman later reported...
- "only a quality cast and more generous production values can cover up the shoddy stitching". Tobias said despite the film's depiction of "a grand evolutionary...
- by the government, many of whom proved ineffective, to investigating a shoddily built New Jersey housing project for war workers. The committee reportedly...
- one of the key textile centres in Yorkshire, famed for its production of "shoddy and mungo".[page needed] For years companies had tried to blend different...