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tooth floater

tooth floater  n.— «“Tooth floater” is another term for a horse dentist, a trade he practices during the winters in Florida.» —“Horse aficionado draws fans to book fictionalizing history” by Peggy...

Kelly shift

Kelly shift  n.— «Under what is known as the “Kelly shift,” adopted by the Fire Department in 1969, firefighters worked a 27-day rotation consisting of one 24-hour shift, followed by 48 hours off. After repeating that cycle...

cheek

cheek  n.— «More talented culinary types know that you don’t need any special equipment to cut a ripe mango other than a sharp knife and a bit of determination. That’s especially true if you use what’s known as the “hedgehog”...

hedgehog

hedgehog  n.— «More talented culinary types know that you don’t need any special equipment to cut a ripe mango other than a sharp knife and a bit of determination. That’s especially true if you use what’s known as the...

flake

flake  n.— «Other useful options include automatic waterers (indoor and outdoor), rubber flooring, automatic flake hay dispensers.» —“Good horsekeeping Tips for building a barn to house your horses” by Karen...

tote a note

tote a note  v. phr.— «A house note dealer is a car dealer who doesn’t go through a bank or credit bureau when he sells a car. Rather, he “totes the note” himself.» —by John Reed Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little...