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Daisy-Cutting

The term daisy-cutting, which refers to the low-action trot of Arabian and Thoroughbred horses, is reminiscent of the low grounder in baseball known as a daisy cutter and even the daisy cutter explosive, which shoots low-flying shrapnel. This is...

cutter t-shirt

cutter t-shirt  n.— «Levine recalled a teen patient from a middle-class family. She was wearing what is known as a “cutter t-shirt,” a long-sleeve t-shirt with a hole cut into the end of the sleeve to slip over the thumb and...

black gun

black gun  n.— «Ralph Langevin, the gun backer of Story’s Sports Shop in Laconia, said as the election gets closer and closer he has seen a real hike in sales of assault-style weapons—or “black guns” as they are called in the...

cutter

cutter  n.— «It is a bread-and-butter pitch for many left-handers—the fastball that bores in on right-handed batters, a “cutter” as it is known.» —“Slumping Renteria: ‘I feel bad’” by Lynn Henning in...

break beef

break beef  v. phr.— «Every Friday, he picks up a carcass or two from Redwood Meat, then brings the meat back to the store and cuts it into rib-eyes, prime rib, filet mignon—just about every cut you can think of. What’s not used in the...

cord cutter

cord cutter  n.— «The trend of young US wireless users opting to disconnect their home phone lines in favor of wireless-only options is growing. These individuals, dubbed “cord cutters,” are taking consumer communications...

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