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bins
 n.pl.— «This chance encounter brought birds to his attention, the scales fell from his eyes, and he began to take notice of them, and the peculiar, underground fraternity (and sorority) who stalk them with bins (birding shorthand for binoculars) at the ready.» —“How to watch a bird: Steve Braunias” by John McCrystal Herald on Sunday (Auckland, New Zealand) May 26, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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