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cotton curtain

cotton curtain n. a political, social, and cultural divide, especially concerning race, between the American South and the rest of the country. Editorial Note: A similar term is Orange Curtain. Etymological Note: Patterned after Iron Curtain...

hunter orange

hunter orange  n.— «The panel found no criminal wrongdoing but issued a report calling on the state Legislature and governor to require hunters to wear blaze orange, commonly called hunter orange, while they’re in the field.» —“Hunter...

safety orange

safety orange  n.— «With the flags standing so high above the hydrants they will be easy to identify, even if they are buried by snow. In addition, the bright orange (commonly called “safety orange” for purposes like these) flags can be...

Jenny Crank

Jenny Crank  n.— «Young women are attracted to methamphetamine, counselors say, because it suppresses hunger. “Girls here have an inside joke,” said Mark Farley of the Tustin recovery center. “They call it the Jenny Crank...

poodle-balling

poodle-balling  n.— «“Don’t you think it knows the other plants are laughing at it?” Turnbull said recently as she drove by a bizarre little tennis ball that was once a shrub. Trimming a row of boxwoods or yew into a hedge is fine...

supreme

supreme  v.— «Supreme the orange: Slice off the top and bottom 1/2″ of each orange, revealing the flesh. Cutting in sloping strips, use a sharp knife to remove the rest of the orange’s skin. Now cut the individual wedges apart into...

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