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spizerinctum

spizerinctum n. energy, vigor, or vitality. Also spizerinktum, spizzerinktum, spizzerinctum, spizarinctum, pizzeringtum, spizzer inktum, etc. Editorial Note: The ladies club mentioned in the cites seems to have taken its name from the term, which...

spizerinctum

spizerinctum  n.— «It may be a letter from Aunt Mehetibelle, a bill for the new car, or an for Spizerinctum’s Kill or Cure, but the mail must go through.» —“How Would You Like To Be The Postman Now?” Chronicle...

descanso

descanso  n.— «In the Southwest, the markers are called descansos, which comes from the Spanish word for resting. The practice comes from a Spanish tradition of placing stones where pallbearers rested between the church and the cemetery...

gamer

gamer  n.— «Ken Caminiti’s fellow players called him a gamer. In professional baseball parlance, that is someone who plays through pain when injured, someone who is willing to do whatever it takes to win.» —“Caminiti Was a Gamer Who...

gypsy

gypsy  v.— «Gypsy (v.)—To sneak about. ex. “Why don’t you gypsy upstairs and find out what’s going on.”» —“I have shown him that a man without hope…is a man without fear…” by...

fourwalling

fourwalling  v.— «The example of “Billy Jack” is being studied by everyone in the industry. Tom Laughlin, the producer, director and star of the 1971 film, was dissatisfied with Warners’ distribution of the film, so he went out...