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fast line

fast line  n.— «Fast line—Quickest route around the oval and could be on the outside or inside of the track depending on conditions. This also is called the “groove” or “sweet spot.”» —“Learning the Lernerville...

cushion

cushion  n.— «Cushion—Clay that piles up in the corners from the sliding cars. Those who prefer to run on the outside of the track can use this to push off and zip down the straightaways.» —“Learning the Lernerville...

wet

wet  n.— «According to court documents, Edwards and Larry Sr. were locked in a dispute over a drug called “wet,” the slang term for a mixture of PCP and formaldehyde. It is used to lace marijuana or other smoking materials to...

bleeding deacon

bleeding deacon  n.— «Our town is going nuts with gambling. I don’t have a conversation with my friends when we’re not talking about off-track betting, the Meadows, the Lotto or poker machines. I am not a Bible-thumper or bleeding deacon...