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dicker

dicker  n.— «The vehicle being used by the “dicker,” as they call them, had 12 PIRA traces to it and it wasn’t disputed that the exercise to spy on me was linked to the IRA.» —“Ex cops told to arm themselves” by...

Rafia

Rafia n. a derogatory name for the Provisional Irish Republican Army, a paramilitary and political group seeking the reunification of Ireland. Etymological Note: Republican Army + mafia ‘the Italian mob; a criminal organization.’ (source: Double...

Rafia

Rafia  n.— «Forget romantic notions of the Provos as a liberation army, says McDonald. They’re [sic] leadership and lieutenants are “the Rafia.”» —“Ulster—Sicily without the sun” by Suzanne Breen Belfast...

stuffer

stuffer  n.— «The European record for a so-called “stuffer’‘, a courier who conceals drugs inside their body, is credited to a trafficker in England who grimly held out for 38 days before giving into the forces of nature. » —“On...

interview without coffee

interview without coffee  n.— «The first step will be a formal reprimand by a senior officer, who could even be the Commander-in-Chief of UK Land Command, General Sir Mike Jackson. The procedure is known in the Army as “an interview...

phfod

phfod  n.— «You have new words such as “Phfod,” “nutraceuticals” and the ultimate, “nutrigenomics” scientists are saying that if you can identify a person’s DNA, you can develop a diet that is unique to...