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play-off

play-off  n.— «A “play-off” is TV jargon for the footage that is run before a commercial break and it’s one of the many terms Linnell has had to pick up quickly as he runs a TV news and current affairs department for the first...

speech mark

speech mark  n.— «“Quotation marks” enclose what is said. Which is why they are often called “speech marks” instead.» —“Writing right” by Jonathan Gabay Guardian (United Kingdom) Oct. 4...

stork mark

stork mark  n.— «Stork mark Pink macular mark, localized over the forehead, face, or nape of the neck in the newborn (angel’s kiss, salmon patch, stork bit, naevus simplex, erythema nuchae). Represents the fetal circulatory pattern in the...

stork mark

stork mark  n.— «Stork marks, reddish patches on the back of the neck at the base of the skull, on the eyelids or the forehead, will usually fade within a year or two.» —by Miranda Castro Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth, and Your...

stork mark

stork mark n. an impermanent blemish on the skin of a newborn baby. Etymological Note: From the folk story that newborns are brought to families by storks. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

stork mark

stork mark  n.— «My 16 month old baby still has stork marks on her forehead and upper eyelids. The pediatrician says they will fade but doesn’t say when.» —“How to Keep Well” by T.R. Van Dellen Chicago Daily...