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chestal area

chestal area
 adj.— «The mid-chest gets an awful lot of scrubbing. Right around the chest plate. We love scrubbing that chestal area.» —by Paul Reiser Couplehood Sept. 1, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

party ball

party ball  n.— «Then a stop on a car with no front plate, the goods in the back-seat, the trooper asks the driver to remove them. “Let me go back and run your license.” Several cases, and what’s called a party-ball are pulled...

Georgia chrome

Georgia chrome  n.— «“Maybe he kin get ya’ some of the ‘Georgia’ chrome!” “Yeah, I’ll run on down to K-Mart and get a couple cans and we’ll chrome plate that sucker.”» —“Re: 2004 International meet” by...

racing plate

racing plate  n.— «Racehorse shoes are referred to as “racing plates,” and the farriers who put the shoes on the horses sometimes are called “platers.”…Racing plates are thin, sleek, and made of shiny...

straight plate

straight plate  n.— «After the hearing, Ricketts said that van operators should be given more leeway when it comes to bus routes, because abiding by the rule forces commuter vans to residential streets and makes it easier for illegal vans...

talk story

talk story  v. phr.— «The workers would lunch together in the fields, “talking story” (another uniquely local term) and inevitably sharing each other’s homemade meals.» —“Maui’s Mixed Plate” by Bruce...

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