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gedunk

gedunk n. ice cream, a dessert, a snack, or any easy-to-consume food; a store, mess hall, or other place where such treats are bought or eaten. Also geedunk, gedonk, geedonk. Editorial Note: In the 1925 citation to gedunk, meaning ‘to dunk (food),’...

stove pipe

stove pipe  v.— «“There are a lot of data processing systems out on Navy bases and stations,” he said. “But they’re, for lack of a better word, stove-pipe systems that found one specific application and solved that problem very...

twidget

twidget  n.— «Cullen was a “twidget”—someone who made fine adjustments to computers rather than turning a wrench to fix the ship’s heavy equipment.» —“Cullen ‘kind of an oddball’ in Navy” by Peter...