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Texas barrier

Texas barrier  n.— «I pass the ruins of police headquarters, blown up by an Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide truck bomber in May 2007, and enter a corridor lined by eight-foot-high slabs of concrete—”Texas barriers” or “T...

T-wall

T-wall  n.— «I pass the ruins of police headquarters, blown up by an Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide truck bomber in May 2007, and enter a corridor lined by eight-foot-high slabs of concrete—”Texas barriers” or “T-walls,”...

mobbing

mobbing  n.— «The students, all boys and football players, allegedly surrounded another student in a school hallway during lunch Nov. 20 and punched the student’s arms, chest and back as part of a practice some call “mobbing...

supercheck

supercheck  n.— «The Delaware State Police have been conducting secret background checks of some gun owners since 2001, a process known as “superchecks” that may violate federal law. The checks have resulted in confiscation of...

slumper

slumper  n.— «A Linden police officer was dispatched to the back parking lot of a bar on North Bridge Street in reference to a “slumper,” according to Police Chief Pete VanDriessche. The police chief said a slumper is someone who has...

dipper

dipper  n.— «A man was taken to a hospital for an emergency psychiatric evaluation Wednesday after he darted into traffic and then told police that he had been smoking “dippers,” a street term for a PCP-laced cigarette...