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geek strap
 n.— «“I myself use a ‘geek strap,’” Ambelang said. “It’s good preventative maintenance for keeping your clothes intact.” A “geek strap,” as Ambelang calls it, is a lower-leg guard specifically designed to prevent shredded pant legs. Mike Frost, UM’s Self Over Substance coordinator and faithful bike commuter, said that wearing geek straps is about safety, not high fashion.» —“Save your pants, use a ’geek strap’ while biking” by Steve Miller in University of Montana, Missoula Montana Kaimin (Missoula, Montana) Mar. 26, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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