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shootie

shootie  n.— «Also called “shooties,” the shoe-boot trend first became popular more than 20 years ago in a variety of incarnations including lace-covered granny booties popular in the late 1980s and booties with a country and...

shboot

shboot  n.— «They’re the ankle flattering hybrid footwear that are half shoe, half boot, once only spotted gracing the feet of grannies. But “shoe booties,” or “sshboots” as they have become known, are back and set...

cherry-stemming

cherry-stemming  v.— «As proposed, it carves out principal roads on top from the areas proposed for wilderness designation through what’s called “cherry-stemming,” so they could continue to be used. Motorized vehicle travel is...

postdict

postdict  v.— «Approximately one in five suspect identifications from sequential lineups may be wrong. As a result, no existing eyewitness identification procedure can relieve the courts of the burden of decide after the fact (or...

custody suite

custody suite  n.— «The City of London is looking for a number of Independent Custody Visitors to keep an eye on the conditions at the City’s two “custody suites,” as they are euphemistically known, at the police stations at...

mouseholing

mouseholing  v.— «As part of 59 Independent Commando Squadron Royal Engineers, attached to the Royal Marines” 3 Commando Brigade in Helmand province, he used his specialist explosives skills to carry out a procedure known as...

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