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 adj.— «The little guy whipped through three quick goals and six straight charity tosses for a fast 12-point finish. He tallied half those points in the last 23 seconds as the game turned into a hully-gully slopfest.» —“Toledo’s Mighty Mite Slays T-Birds, 62-47″ by Rick Pezdirtz Lima News (Ohio) Dec. 7, 1959. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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