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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...

bubble line

bubble line  n.— «There was more than a glimmer of hope this year that Congress would finally ante up $5.5 million needed for a planned oxygen system to improve striped bass fishing at Thurmond Lake.…The proposed oxygen system, which...

trap star

trap star  n.— «Jeezy, 29, claims he speaks from such firsthand experience that he considers himself a “trap star”—slang in his native Georgia for hustler—more than a rap star.» —“Music Young Jeezy” by Brett...

snivel gear

snivel gear  n.— «I now put on my “snivel gear”—cold-weather clothing that makes you stop “sniveling” about the chilly Georgia mornings.» —“You’re in the Army Now” by Martha Brant Newsweek Web...