Nickname for a police officer who is a member of the Internal Affairs department or IAD, a bureau of a police agency that investigates police officers who are accused of possible criminal activity.

Shoe"fly` (?), n.

1. (Railroading)

A contrivance for throwing the track temporarily to one side for convenience in filling washouts or effecting other repairs. [Cant, U. S.]

2. (Print.)

In some cylinder presses, a device with long fingers for freeing the sheet from the cylinder.


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