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tugboat  n.— «The term for an attractive specimen of the female species is “skins.”…The only term worse (in terms of attractiveness) than “skins busters” is the frankly magnificent “tugboat...


 n.— «FLEAK, s. a small bundle of hay; not a truss.» —by Robert Holland A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Chester (London, United Kingdom) , 1886. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


gruffy-ground  n.— «But here and there, as at Charterhouse, Priddy, and around Shipham, the “gruffy-ground,” as it was called, survives. Although wild flowers in great variety blossom on it, and heaps of soil and stone turned...

sardine special

sardine special  n.— «A train journey in Greater Manchester has been labelled a “sardine special’ and one of the most overcrowded in Britain.» —“The train trip from hell” by Brian Lashley Manchester Evening...