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sammie

sammie  n.— «Her cutesy-pie catchphrases—sammies for sandwiches, stoups for soups that are as thick as stew—are so grating on certain people that they inspired a drinking game in which players take a sip when she uses one.» —“Being...

jambalika

jambalika  n.— «She’ll stick with hot dog nachos and “jambalika,” a dish that is kind of like jambalaya.» —“Being Rachael Ray: How Cool Is That?” by Kim Severson in Lake Luzerne, N.Y. New York...

stoup

stoup  n.— «Her cutesy-pie catchphrases—sammies for sandwiches, stoups for soups that are as thick as stew—are so grating on certain people that they inspired a drinking game in which players take a sip when she uses one.» —“Being...

TCN

TCN  n.— «The third-country nationals—called TCNs by most here—who drive the commercial rigs do not wear helmets or flak jackets. Their trucks are not armored. They risk death with every new mile.» —“Soldiers on alert for dangers when...

drawdown

drawdown  n.— «Fisheries officials from Sioux Falls will be siphoning Lake Alvin during the week of Oct. 3 to test a method of improving fish populations.… The objective of the operation is to test the equipment, labor and logistics...

grow

grow  n.— «On the Yakama reservation, each of the 60,000-plus plants confiscated last year had been watered individually through a drip irrigation system. “The amount of work that goes into these grows is tremendous...