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eef

eef  v.— «Deke Dickerson, called a “rock mainstay” in an April 2003 article in Guitar Player Magazine, is an old “eefer” himself. He explains that eefin is a “sort of wheezing-in-rhythm thing that was popular amongst hillbillies. It goes...

chickenhead

chickenhead
 n.— «Chickenhead or Knob—An outcropping of rock that is easy to grab, step or tie off on.» —“Mountain Talk” Los Angeles Times July 15, 1987. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

chicken head

chicken head n. in skiing and other snow-based sports, a small chunk of frozen snow; in climbing, a small, round protrusion on a rock face. Editorial Note: A common but unrelated general meaning of chicken head is “a loose or immoral woman...

bouldering

bouldering  n.— «The Pouliopoulos home now includes a 10-foot rock wall for what is known as bouldering, or climbing short routes without ropes.» —“At 13, truly a rising star” by Mike Lipka in Nashua Boston...

bump

bump  n.— «In Portland, Ore., employees at an advertising firm can watch indie rock concerts at lunch and play “bump,” an abbreviated form of basketball, every afternoon.» —“Cities Compete in Hipness Battle to Attract...

crate-digging

crate-digging  n.— «What it is, however, is a feel-good mash-up of beats, scratching, jazz, swing, rock—and one of the most eclectic collections of vocal samples ever. Compiling these somewhat strange recordings, or crate-digging as it’s...

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