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pontypool

pontypool  n.— Note: Named for town in Wales. «Tole is sometimes called japanned ware, pontypool or toleware. Whatever it’s called, it’s painted tin.» —“Dishes, other pieces used colorful milk glass” by Ralph Kovel, Terry...

flake

flake  n.— «The donkeys are inexpensive to keep. They eat a flake of hay a day and a Campbell’s soup tin of grain.» —“ These downtown professionals have made rural dreams a reality” by Donna Jean MacKinnon Toronto...

nuff nuff

nuff nuff  n.— «You’d have to be a complete nuff nuff to put an unopened tin of baked beans in for 10 minutes, wouldn’t you? Everyone knows they’re done in two.» —“Boys in Bandland” by Andrew Daddo Courier...

fluorescent tan

fluorescent tan  n.— «If you’re trying to sort out your London parking-ticket problem, you’re speaking to someone getting a fluorescent tan in a tin shed just outside Forres.» —“Are call centres the answer or the end of the line...

hobo pack

hobo pack  n.— «We skin our trout, place it on tin foil, squeeze lemon juice over it and a pat of butter. Wrap the fish into a bundle (Boy Scouts call this a hobo pack) and place it in the camp fire coals for about 15 to 20 minutes. Butter...

tin medal

tin medal
 n.— «Give the World Bank a tin medal for pusillanimity.» —by David S. Landes Wealth and Poverty of Nations Mar., 1998. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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