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Shun*pike (shun//pik/), n., v., -piked, -pik*ing, --n. 1. a side road taken instead of a turnpike or expressway to avoid tolls or to travel at a leisurely pace. -v.i. 2. to drive on a shunpike. 1850-1855, Amer.; SHUN + (TURN)PIKE -shun//pik/er, n.
(From the Dan Carr Coin design website)
Janice goes to work on the Route 55 shunpike, avoiding the toll on the Pennsy Turnpike
by Crashj September 10, 2007

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