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Edwardian five

Edwardian five  n.— «The apartment she chose was once an Edwardian five, which translates simply to a one bedroom for a rich bachelor or widow (probably not for a young single woman—they rarely lived alone in Edwardian times): only one...

book

book  n.— «Matters improved still more. Mr. Legree moved to a job at Public School 150, just across the street from his apartment at Brownsville Houses. It was at that job that he received his “book”—became a member of a laborers’ union...

Barmuda Triangle

Barmuda Triangle  n.— «They don’t have to drive home from the Barmuda Triangle, a collection of Lumpkin Street clubs and bars a block away from their Clayton Street apartment.» —“Downtown living up in Athens Loft apartments catching...

catasser

catasser  n.— «There’s a term for people who involve themselves in virtual worlds at the expense of the real: catasser. It was coined by a fellow who let his cat suffer an unchanged litter box rather than pause his online gaming. His...

cookie

cookie  n.— «Special response officers went to the apartment in the 300 block of Westwood Drive where the man was, according to the arrest report. Inside they found two cookies, a term used to describe a formation of crack cocaine, in the...

presidential apartment

presidential apartment  n.— «With land prices skyrocketing in the city’s central business district (CBD), builders are concentrating on building large projects in the suburban or peripheral areas and are seen increasingly going in for top...

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