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cartocacoethes

cartocacoethes  n.— Note: Related to cacoethes. «Indeed, many prehistoric “maps” may be the result of cartocacoethes—a mania, uncontrollable urge, compulsion or itch to see maps everywhere. Map simulacra like chipped paint: a stone China:...

sleeved out

sleeved out  adj.—Gloss: Related to the verb “to sleeve.” «Sometimes that can be a problem, especially if the men are “sleeved out”—a term used to describe tattoos which cover the arms.» —“Department of corrections job...

haji stove

haji stove  n.— Note: Related to haji and haji mart. «The chai itself is usually green, but sometimes will be black. It is made by putting the tea leaves in the pot and boiling the water, often on a burner sitting directly atop a propane...

frequent-flyer program

frequent-flyer program  n.— Note: Related to frequent flier and diesel therapy. «Frakt obtained Guantanamo records showing Jawad was moved 112 times from cell to cell during a two-week period in May 2004 in what was known as the...

dicker

dicker  n.— Note: Related to dick ‘to watch or to keep under surveillance.’ «It’s a well known Taliban tactic to use what the Marines call “Dickers” (spotters) to monitor their patrols and choose if and when to...

huckfest

huckfest  n.— Note: Related to the verb huck. «A “huckfest” is a gathering of snowboarders who ride as hard and as wildly as possible.» —“Steele grad jumps onto MTV” by Steve Fogarty Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria...

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