n.— «What is in the off-season a town of fewer than 800 self-styled “O’cockers” swells to as many as 8,000 “dingbatters”—the local term for off-islanders.» —“The Secret Is Out” by Eve Zibart in Ocracoke Island, North Carolina Washington Post Aug. 16, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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