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shape

(shāp) [AS. sceapan]
1. To mold to a particular form.
2. Outward form; contour.
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We moved back last year and it's taken us until now to get it licked into shape and sell the house we had before.
You know the sort - made from only the finest beans, picked in moonlight and individually licked into shape by skilled chocolatiers (since 1865).
But she has the height advantage over Alex Ferns as her intended and it's hard to imagine she wouldn't have had him licked into shape.
And it's not the only former slapper tavern to have been licked into shape by the city's own club-cleansing clique.