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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sham·ble /ˈʃæmbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sham·ble n.
 1. Mining One of a succession of niches or platforms, one above another, to hold ore which is thrown successively from platform to platform, and thus raised to a higher level.
 2. pl. A place where butcher's meat is sold.
    As summer flies are in the shambles.   --Shak.
 3. pl. A place for slaughtering animals for meat.
    To make a shambles of the parliament house.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sham·ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shambled p. pr. & vb. n. Shambling ]  To walk awkwardly and unsteadily, as if the knees were weak; to shuffle along.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your
          feet; "from his shambling I assumed he was very old"
          [syn: shambling, shuffle, shuffling]
      v : walk by dragging one's feet; "he shuffled out of the room";
          "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall" [syn: shuffle,