n.— «The young gunner from an artillery unit drafted in to the province as makeshift infantrymen was on sentry duty—”stag” in army parlance—in a sandbagged sangar when the first IRA rounds whistled in, fired from tubes welded to the back of a truck almost a mile away.» —“Warm words of comfort for minds scarred by warfare” by Ian Bruce Herald (Glasgow, Scotland) Aug. 28, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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