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flake

flake  n.— «One of the shrewd ways in which the boys made concealment was by lifting a flake of hay from the stack and making a hole beneath it. Upon letting the flake of weather-beaten thatch fall back into place, all signs of the nest...

finsurance

finsurance  n.— «Insurance companies are fighting for share of a market that totals more than 77 million Americans. Yes, boomers and others will likely invest a portion of their nest eggs in what Milevsky refers to as...

snot rocket

snot rocket  n.— «What andiami of Newport calls a “farmer blow,” my family refers to as a “snot rocket.”» —“From collie to rug to chickadee to nest: It’s nature’s way!” by Sharon Pioneer...

farmer blow

farmer blow  n.— «What andiami of Newport calls a “farmer blow,” my family refers to as a “snot rocket.”» —“From collie to rug to chickadee to nest: It’s nature’s way!” by Sharon Pioneer...

summer melt

summer melt  n.— «By late spring, millions of high-school seniors have mailed in deposits to confirm their college destinations. Some of these “confirmations,” however, will be broken. A student will be belatedly admitted to a...

bucket around

bucket around  v. phr.— «Where breathes the fighting man with soul so dead that he takes insult on being termed a soldier of fortune? There’s no better label for the man who prefers bucketing around the globe seeking danger to a safe nest...