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money

money  adj.— «Money ball players are so called because when there is something at stake, or when they are in a spot where, if they come through, their outfit prevails, and if they fail, their club loses, they usually deliver...

submarine patent

submarine patent  n.— «A man fought with the Patent Office for 15 years while lots of different laser products were being developed. Eventually, makers of laser products were forced to pay him. “We call those “submarine...

alambrista

alambrista  n.— «For the Mexican turned out to be merely an alambrista, a poor peon hoping to slip across the line and find work.» —“The Dark Fantastic” by White Masterson Zanesville Signal (Ohio) Sept. 10...

encajuelados

encajuelados  n.— «Cadavers found wrapped in blankets are “encobijados,” the stuffed-into-blanket ones; “enteipados” are the taped-up ones; those stuffed into trunks are “encajuelados”; or if no prints...

enteipados

enteipados  n.— «Cadavers found wrapped in blankets are “encobijados,” the stuffed-into-blanket ones; “enteipados” are the taped-up ones; those stuffed into trunks are “encajuelados”; or if no prints can...

encobijado

encobijado  n.— «Cadavers found wrapped in blankets are “encobijados.”» —“On the border with Mexico, the dead, detained and disappeared” by Victor Clark Alfaro in Tijuana, Mexico Athens...