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boxcar bill

boxcar bill  n.— «Often members of both parties’ leadership introduce what’s called “boxcar” bills—bills with general titles, like “tax changes”—that contain no text. They are introduced just in case, at the end of...

wing suit

wing suit  n.— «Zielinski was wearing what’s called a “wing suit” for the jump, Grimm said. Such a suit when used by sky divers can slow their descent down to about 70 to 80 mph from the more typical speed of more than 100 mph...

near the flagpole

near the flagpole  adv.— «He explains Clem’s presence with an old military saying: “Even though you’re out of the military, you want to stay near the flagpole.”» —“The Blue Soldier: Supernatural Encounters in Fort...

kicking

kicking
 adj.— «But my friends are, like, kickin’. They’re awesome.» —“Muslim Scouting is part of a national trend” by Jessica Ravitz Salt Lake Tribune (Utah) Dec. 9, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

soft-seater

soft-seater  n.— «The Creekside Theater is in Winfield proper, and it’s what’s called a soft seater—picture a theater where you might watch a play or a musical…we’re on a curtained stage, there are rows of movie...

funneling

funneling  n.— «In addition to controlling the construction of docks and other lakeshore structures, “key holing” or “funneling”—a term for places where property owners who don’t live on the lake can gain access to...