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Oxter and Oxtercog

The English word oxter means armpit, and to oxtercog someone is to carry them by the armpits. The term derives from the image of each of two people locking one shoulder under an armpit of the person carried, like a cog fitting into a wheel. This is...

Tragomaschalia

The medical term tragomaschalia means “smelly armpit sweat,” and derives from Greek words that mean “goat armpit.” This is part of a complete episode.

roll-on

roll-on  n.— «I also know that many white brothers who raise issues with Msholozi’s polygamous ways are not necessarily opposed to the notion of having two or three wives. In fact, many of them have their “roll-ons” (township argot for...

vertical corpse

vertical corpse  n.— «Most of the time a photojournalist, myself included, will take the expected shots. If it is a basketball game, it is safe to assume an armpit will appear on the back of the newspaper the following publication day. If...

meat tag

meat tag  n.— «A meat tag is basically your dog-tag information (name, Social Security number, blood type, and religion) tattooed on your side, usually under your armpit. Soldiers get the meat-tag tattoo so that when and IED blows them...

pit zip

pit zip  n.— «Armpit zippers, affectionately called pit zips, allow you to adjust your body temperature to various wind conditions.» —“Sugoi Vapor Urban Jacket and Conrad Pant” by Chris Cosby Dirt Rag Aug. 7, 2006...