Shifty

Definition of Shifty

Shift´y
a.1.Full of, or ready with, shifts; fertile in expedients or contrivance.
Shifty and thrifty as old Greek or modern Scot, there were few things he could not invent, and perhaps nothing he could not endure.
- C. Kingsley.

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