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whole shebang, the

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whole shebang, the

noun phrase

The totality; everything; the whole thing; the WHOLE SCHMEAR: We could move the whole shebang/ The whole shebang is festive, pleasantly show-offy and communal

[1895+; fr mid-1800s shebang, ''hut, hovel,'' perhaps fr Irish shebeen, ''cheap saloon,'' hence ''the house and everything in it'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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