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bridal industrial complex

bridal industrial complex  n.— «The “bridal industrial complex,” as my intended refers to it, seems a vast and multi-layered state of mind where dyed-to-match Barbie dolls congregate to have their heads popped off and new...

rice bowl

rice bowl  n.— «But funding was sparse, and everyone had their own “rice bowl,” he said—a military term describing jurisdictional jealousy.» —“Strategy X looks at the big picture” by Matt...

give the black bottle

give the black bottle  v. phr.— «Given the black bottle. Put out of his misery; this expression arises from the belief that loggers who were badly hurt in accidents were poisoned to ease their suffering.» —“Lumber Industry Slang and...

sport

sport
 n.— «Sport. Prostitute.» —“Lumber Industry Slang and Jargon” in Maine, Iowa, Mich., Wisc., Ore., Mont., Ark., Wy. Lexicon of Trade Jargon , 1938-39. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

sport on the grass

sport on the grass  n.— «Sport on the grass. Loose woman.» —“Lumber Industry Slang and Jargon” in Maine, Iowa, Mich., Wisc., Ore., Mont., Ark., Wy. Lexicon of Trade Jargon , 1938-39. (source: Double-Tongued...

milk toast

milk toast
 n.— «Graveyard star. Milk toast.» —“Lumber Industry Slang and Jargon” in Maine, Iowa, Mich., Wisc., Ore., Mont., Ark., Wy. Lexicon of Trade Jargon , 1938-39. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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