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whale

whale  n.— «In horseplaying parlance, Maury Wolff is a whale, one of the thousand or so professional bettors who collectively wager as much as $1.5 billion a year on thoroughbred races in the United States. He will not attend the Kentucky...

Collyer

Collyer n. a home excessively packed with junk, trash, or belongings. Also Collyer mansion, Collyer house, Collyer apartment. Editorial Note: It is said that on the American West coast a similar term is Habitrail house. Etymological Note: After the...

knot

knot
 n.— «I’m tired of faking knots with a stack of ones/Having a lack of funds and resorting back to guns.» —“If I Had” by Eminem, Dr. Dre Slim Shady Feb. 23, 1999. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

knot

knot  n.— «Yo Mase and The Lox we taking knots from the outta state spots/Any nigga make it hot get found in vacant lot.» —“Niggas Dun Started Sumthin’” by DMX, The L.O.X., Mace Woo May 5, 1998. (source: Double...

knot

knot n. a roll of paper currency, esp. many small-denomination bills wrapped in a higher-value note. Also Michigan roll, Missouri roll. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

bleeding deacon

bleeding deacon n. a person who believes himself indispensible to a group, esp. a person who becomes so over-involved in a group’s internal management, policies, or politics as to lose sight of its larger goals; (hence) a person with a negative...