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“… they recently decided to shelve that and …”

meanings of shelve


  1. To take (drugs) by anal or vaginal insertion.
  2. To furnish with shelves.
  3. To have sex with.
  4. To slope; to incline; to form into shelves.
  5. To set aside; to quit or postpone.
  6. To place on a shelf.


  1. A rocky ledge or shelf.

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