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hit the deuces

hit the deuces
 v. phr.— «Jarred awake—screws screaming/Hit the deuces (222) back to your cells/Lock-in, fist fight/Shattered teeth—splattered blood.» —“Another Day in the Big House” by Tom Manning Tom Manning—Poetry—Big House (Leavenworth, Kan.) Aug. 30, 1999. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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