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shake and bake

shake and bake  n.— «Some people lay down on the floor to get below the smoke. Others began shaking open their emergency rescue shelters. Made of a reflective material, the tents are a last resort. Some firefighters ghoulishly refer to...

zap

zap  n.— «Following the 1969 Stonewall riots, as the nascent gay rights movement became increasingly combative, a gay Philadelphia teenager initiated his own guerrilla war aimed at television, including the CBS Evening News. Mark Segal...

CASH

CASH  n.— «He soon found himself in a Combat Area Support Hospital—or CASH, as they call it. It was a dusty tent, covering a plywood floor laid out over sand.» —“This Pacesetter Soldiers On” by Joe Henderson Tampa...

bagel

bagel  n.— «Burak’s dog Memphis, a beagle-basset hound cross (or a bagel, as they are called) and for whom the store is named—drags a blanket in his mouth on the hardwood floor.» —“James North comes in from the cold” by Jon...

petrodictator

petrodictator  n.— «If oil were $50 a barrel, the $50 tax needed to achieve the price floor would go to America’s government for fuel energy programs, not to foreign “petrodictators,” as he calls them.» —“Say you want a...