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run-out concert

run-out concert  n.— «In modern parlance, this was a classic “run-out” concert: a performance that took the orchestra…away from home base only long enough to make music and quickly leave town.» —“Riding the rail to...

woof it up

woof it up  v. phr.— «(title)» —“A.F.C. Championship: Broncos 23, Browns 20; Fans Woof It Up for Browns” by Andrew H. Malcolm in Cleveland, Ohio New York Times Jan. 12, 1987. (source: Double-Tongued...

double-red blood

double-red blood  n.— «Students can also donate red blood cells only. The process is more intensive and involves taking blood from a donor, extracting the red blood cells and then putting the rest of the blood back into the donor. This...

voice writer

voice writer  n.— «Grill is a voice writer—a court reporter whose words are instantly converted into a near-perfect transcript of legal proceedings.» —“Voice writers make record of courtroom dramas” by Rob Modic Dayton...

snorkel box

snorkel box
 n.— «(title)» —“Mailing First Letter in Snorkel Box.” Times Recorder (Zanesville, Ohio) Jan. 19, 1955. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

retailtainment

retailtainment  n.— «The most popular retailers in Baltimore are those that purvey what is sometimes called “retailtainment”—stores such as Barnes & Noble and the Discovery Channel Store, which invite people to linger and...