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food-shed

food-shed  n.— «When the population grows to where it eats all that such a “food-shed” can grow, there you have your limit to size.» —by Martin D. Stevers Steel Trails: The Epic of the Railroads , 1933. (source:...

hammer-in

hammer-in  n.— «At a hammer-in held last Saturday at the home of New Bedford’s George Rebello, a couple dozen knife makers from across New England and New Jersey forged, hammered and shaped steel into handsome knives.…Rebello founded...

Clinton fence

Clinton fence  n.— «Just after the morgue-like Border Patrol HQ, the road turns to dirt and the four of us—three Minutemen and I—bounce along in their SUV for a few minutes, due south. Then, abruptly, looms the border, represented here at...

Reagan fence

Reagan fence  n.— «Just after the morgue-like Border Patrol HQ, the road turns to dirt and the four of us—three Minutemen and I—bounce along in their SUV for a few minutes, due south. Then, abruptly, looms the border, represented here at...

relocatable

relocatable  n.— «n an industrial lot alongside Pike Road, amid steel frames and giant cranes, is where portables are born. The concrete cottages that go together like an erector set and promise more permanence are finding their way to...

concretable

concretable  n.— «In an industrial lot alongside Pike Road, amid steel frames and giant cranes, is where portables are born. The concrete cottages that go together like an erector set and promise more permanence are finding their way to...