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unass

unass  v.— «“I’ll take ‘un-assing the A.O.’ to mean ‘helping up the arresting officer.’”…”Get a clue. The phrase is Army slang for ‘leaving the area of operations.’”» —“Re: getting rear ended” by...

unass

unass  v.— «Un-ass the place and leave them to fight over the food and die!» —“Re: barefooted warriors in somalia” by barrey@Novell.com (Barrey Jewall) Usenet: alt.war Oct. 13, 1993. (source: Double-Tongued...

monkey board

monkey board  n.— «The following is a sampling of terms from Tampa Electric’s slang dictionary.… Monkey board—A non-insulated aerial platform.» —“Keep tools, tasks straight: Learn the lingo” Electrical World May...

monkey board

monkey board
 n.— «The step of a bus on which the conductor stands is known as the monkey-board.» —“Words Made By Animals” Wellsboro Gazette (Penn.) Jan. 27, 1921. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

heli-donna

heli-donna  n.— «Helitack crews consider themselves an elite corps within the fire service, which prompts a certain amount of ribbing from their fellow firefighters—most of it good-natured, some of it not. In conversations and on Internet...

rotorhead

rotorhead  n.— «Helitack crews consider themselves an elite corps within the fire service, which prompts a certain amount of ribbing from their fellow firefighters—most of it good-natured, some of it not. In conversations and on Internet...

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