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Bristol dust

Bristol dust  n.— «So what is the best tyre to run in “Bristol Dust” (what Bristolians affectionately call gloopy winter mud) or the slippery Limestone and roots that the autumn and spring bring to Bristol?» —“What rubber...

Ketchikan tennis shoe

Ketchikan tennis shoe  n.— «One of natural wool’s greatest attributes is one of its greatest weaknesses: It absorbs moisture without losing insulating value. This makes it perfect for something like socks in rubber boots or, as they are...

trade turkeys

trade turkeys  v. phr.— Note: “Turkey” is a long-standing slang word for something or someone that performs poorly. A synonym for “trading turkeys” is dance of the lemons. A related term, also mentioned in the article...

munter

munter  n.— Note: Probably unrelated to the British slang term “munter,” which refers to an undesirable woman. «More than 400 people between the ages of 23 and 35 will then appear divided into 16 teams wearing different colored...

flake

flake  n.— «Other useful options include automatic waterers (indoor and outdoor), rubber flooring, automatic flake hay dispensers.» —“Good horsekeeping Tips for building a barn to house your horses” by Karen...

issue bracelet

issue bracelet  n.— «The Prius has become, in a sense, the four-wheel equivalent of those popular rubber “issue bracelets” in yellow and other colors—it shows the world that its owner cares.» —“Say ’Hybrid’ and Many People Will...