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 for shipshape
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shipshape \Ship"shape`\, adv.
     In a shipshape or seamanlike manner.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shipshape \Ship"shape`\, a.
     Arranged in a manner befitting a ship; hence, trim; tidy;
     orderly.
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           Even then she expressed her scorn for the lubbery
           executioner's mode of tying a knot, and did it herself
           in a shipshape orthodox manner.          --De Quincey.
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           Keep everything shipshape, for I must go --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  shipshape
      adj 1: of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from
             disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little
             sailboat" [syn: shipshape, trim, well-kept]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "shipshape":
     all ataunto, anal, ataunt, bungup and bilge-free, chipper, dinky,
     neat, orderly, sleek, slick, smart, snug, spick and span,
     spick-and-span, spotless, spruce, taut, tidy, tight, trig, trim,
     uncluttered, well-cared-for, well-groomed
  
  

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