n.— «Apprentices have been at work for more than an hour now, doing “coolies,” a term for unskilled labor such as Barnies” groundskeeping chores. With sweat rolling down foreheads, they work diligently, even if their employers aren’t around.» —“A day in the life of the Barn Theatre Barnies” by Lori Holcomb Enquirer (Battle Creek, Michigan) July 15, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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