n.— «Maj. Richard Hite, a barrel-chested man with a shaven head, his holster bulging beneath his shirt, approached a gangly teenager whose smile revealed gold-plated teeth. “Nice fronts,” Major Hite said. The teeth, which cost about $1,500, were almost certainly paid for by a drug dealer trying to woo the boy into his organization, Major Hite figured.» —“Police Chief Sees Drug Toll With Father’s Eyes” by James Dao, Gary Gately in Baltimore, Md. New York Times Aug. 24, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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