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turnip

turnip  n.— «Turnip: Inexperienced Rainbows who “turn up” without proper equipment or clothing for the wilderness.» —“Slang used by the Rainbow Family” Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Wash.) July 3, 2004...

twidget

twidget  n.— «Cullen was a “twidget”—someone who made fine adjustments to computers rather than turning a wrench to fix the ship’s heavy equipment.» —“Cullen ‘kind of an oddball’ in Navy” by Peter...

tools of ignorance

tools of ignorance  n.— «Bresnahan’s shin guards were the final pieces of the “tools of ignorance,” that great descriptive phrase for the catcher’s equipment. There are conflicting stories about who came up with that wonderful...

wickerbill

wickerbill  n.— «Wickerbill—Also called a “Gurney flap or Gurney lip,” this piece of equipment is used to create down force on a Sprint car wing.» —“Learning the Lernerville lingo” by Paul Kogut Valley News...

double-f school

double-f school  n.— «Schools in “certain” neighborhoods still have fewer advanced classes, more broken equipment, older facilities and less community involvement. They tend, in the parlance of modern education, to be Double-F...

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