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pocket wilderness

pocket wilderness  n.— «Jordan Linger, 21, and John Lockley, 19, both of Fort Oglethorpe had been reported missing about midnight Thursday after they didn’t return from a day hike in an area known as the “pocket wilderness” on...

who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «As for tare, that issue has been in dispute since “who laid the rail.”» —“Samples, Tare And Covering” Atlanta Constitution (Georgia) Oct. 3, 1913. (source: Double-Tongued...

who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «For all those years I have been loaded for bear with lectures of all sorts and sizes on “Who laid the Rail” to “What the Wild Western Waves are Saying.”» —“Tom Arter’s...

who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «I found the yard full of neighbors, who had organzied themselves into a kind of indignation meeting, in which the city fathers, mothers, sisters, cousins and aunts were abused from who laid the rail...

who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «It is safe to bet that the friends of the whisky ring are willing to see the tariff ripped up from “who laid the rail.”» —Atlanta Constitution (Georgia) Feb. 17, 1884. (source:...

shot house

shot house  n.— «Police are still investigating who drove Willis to the hospital and whether he was shot inside or outside a possible “shot house,” a term for a house that serves alcohol without a license.» —“Man shot to...