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Shack up   Listen
verb
Shack up  v. i.  
1.
To live together in a sexual relationship, without being legally married. (Slang, U. S.)
2.
To live in a cabin, shack, or other crude dwelling. (Slang, U. S.)






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"Shack up" Quotes from Famous Books



... air comin' down from Auburn. He air almost here by this time. Then when I git the money, I air a goin' to put yer Daddy in a nice place where he'll get rid of 'is rheumatiz, an' after that I air goin' to fix my shack up with a lot of new stuff, an' ye can have the choosin' of it, brat, an' there air my word, ...
— The Secret of the Storm Country • Grace Miller White

... shack up on the hill, awhile back," Tom admitted in the same deliberate tone, "but I turned it over to Jim Boyle and the Swede and whoever else wanted to send their kids there to school." Since Mary Hope refused to put ...
— Rim o' the World • B. M. Bower



Words linked to "Shack up" :   miscegenate, inhabit, live



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