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snake bite

snake bite  v.— «Though his two accomplices have long since been paroled, and a past Oregon governor decided Burns was rehabilitated, California wants Burns to serve out the rest of his life sentence for the 1963 slaying of an officer...

caption head

caption head  n.— «Lane also had drum and bugle corps experience from performing with his college troupe. And he had already established a company, Front and Center Contracting, that not only had an experienced staff of marching band...

huck

huck  v.— «Her descent of 78-foot Sahalie Falls in Oregon was a world record until waterfall hucking came into vogue in the months following her run.» —by Tyler Williams Whitewater Classics May, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued...

cat face

cat face  n.— «Atzet stopped again, to drill into the bulging bark of a cat-faced sugar pine. The cat face is a ring of bulging bark that has grown to heal a scar left by a fire. Because the healing bark is loaded with pitch, it tends to...

bag drag

bag drag  n.— «Astronauts call it “the bag drag.” The name comes from lugging their bags from airport to airport as they make the rounds on behalf of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.» —“Astronaut Makes...

snag

snag  n.— «Marty Vanausdol cuts down a burned tree—a snag in fire crew parlance—to clear a safe path along a fire line in West Yellowstone, Mont.» —“Forest Fire Fighters” Portland Oregonian Aug. 18, 2000. (source:...