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headless chicken

headless chicken  n.— «The advocates and supporters of the new party notion see this as a logical solution to the political quagmire the ruling party has found itself in following the populist rhetoric, demagoguery and vindictiveness of...

repple depple

repple depple  n.—Gloss: in military slang, a replacement depot. «He talked to DDIL yesterday he is still in repple depple (VeetNam era slang, I don’t know the new slang).» —“Need Source for pocket KJV Bible” by...

picker

picker  n.— «The city has seen a rash of “pickers” going through curbside recycling bins and removing aluminum cans, Devaney said.» —“City trash ‘pickers’ are spilling the bins” by Bernard Harris Lancaster...

warbird

warbird  n.— «The Warbirds are definitely showstoppers everywhere they are seen. Warbird is a term used to describe vintage military aircraft. Although the term originally implied piston driven aircraft from the World War II era, it is now...

black-birding

black-birding  n.— «The settlers found it difficult to recruit workers from among the warring tribes. With this began the pernicious trade in human beings: unsuspecting people were kidnapped or lured onto visiting ships on the other...

sheet flow

sheet flow  n.— «Norfolk Public Works spokeswoman Sylvia Ballinger said Little Bay depends on a process called “sheet flow” for drainage. That means water flows off the streets into a grassy era. It’s a drainage method also...