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probe

probe  n.— «A bonus for those interested in linguistics is a glossary comparing the region’s Spanish to “standard” Spanish. Garcia compares the usage of such words as murre/muy (very), probe/pobre (poor) as well as the many...

Colorao

Colorao  n.— «A bonus for those interested in linguistics is a glossary comparing the region’s Spanish to “standard” Spanish. Garcia compares the usage of such words as murre/muy (very), probe/pobre (poor) as well as the many...

tools of ignorance

tools of ignorance
 n.— «Ball players call a catcher’s paraphernalia “the tools of ignorance.”» —“The Sports X-Ray” by Bob Ray Los Angeles Times Mar. 27, 1937. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

tomato can

tomato can  n.— «“Tomato Can”—an inferior fighter. This reference is generally made by one manager describing another manager’s fighter.» —“A Glossary of Fight Terms for TV Fans” by Jack Gregson New York Herald...