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fivebucks

fivebucks  n.— «I’m in a starbucks, also known as “fivebucks.”» —“The Butcher speaks” by mrsnuggles623 mrsnuggles623’s Journal (Louisville, Kentucky) May 26, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued...

cribbing

cribbing  n.— «A stable vice is an undesirable behavior demonstrated by horses that are stall bound but also in pastures or small paddocks. The most common stable vice is probably “wind sucking,” commonly known as...

dirtbag

dirtbag  n.— «Turn on a baseball game any night and you’re liable to see stars not running out every groundball. The guys who run through walls and dive for balls—the “dirtbags,” as they are affectionately known—are celebrated...

pin-hooking

pin-hooking  v.— «“We’ve virtually been in every phase of the business,” he said. “We’ve claimed, owned, trained and even done some pin-hooking for three years.” But the pin-hooking business, in which they would buy a...

pinhooking

pinhooking  v.— «The colt’s sale price last year at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select auction now looks like the bargain of a lifetime. Randy Hartley and Dean De Renzo of Florida bought the yearling for $425,000 for the purpose of...

super-cell

super-cell  n.— «The storms contained numerous rotating thunderstorms, commonly known as super-cells, which spawned a number of funnel clouds across Southern Illinois, southwestern Indiana and western Kentucky.» —“Funnel clouds...