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in-law chaser

in-law chaser  n.— «It was a warm summer day in June, and the sky was clear except for a small group of clouds running across the flatlands away from them, it was a quick moving summer storm. They could see the mist of rain falling to the...

sky trust

sky trust  n.— «Carbon capping comes in three varieties: cap-and-trade, cap-and-auction, and cap-and-recycle.…In cap-and-recycle, permits are also sold, not given away free. However, the revenue doesn’t go to the government—it goes...

sky bingo

sky bingo  n.— «The skydivers will jump while unfurling a 700 square foot American flag, as well as play what is known as “sky bingo,” where the skydivers land on plates purchased by visitors to the Balloon Race.» —“Buffalo Trace...

simmer dim

simmer dim  n.— «At the moment the sun sets around 10.30 in the evening, and rises again about 3.30am. The five hours in between are a time of prolonged dusk, known in Shetland as the simmer dim. If the sky is clear then it remains light...

sky weed

sky weed  n.— «Happy Valley had two other pluses: the absence of a homeowners association, “which adds another layer of bureaucracy and red tape,” and a dearth of palm trees (“sky weeds,” as Schroeder calls them)...

sky watchtower

sky watchtower  n.— «“It allows you to see over a large area,” said Chief Carlos Gomez, a Police Department executive officer for northern Queens, who estimated that the camera was capturing images 300 yards away. He had joined Officer...

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