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jackpot

jackpot  n.—Gloss: in firefighting slang, a flammable place. «The fire kept trying to creep past them. A few sparks jumped into a nest of wood chips in an old log—”a jackpot,” firefighter lingo for a flammable spot.» —“Few...

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...