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ditch in line

ditch in line  v.— «Students will not “ditch” in line, and will use a conversational tone in communication with other students and cafeteria employees.» —“Perrysburg High School Student Handbook” Perrysburg High...

circus save

circus save  n.— «Ferruzzi set the tone for the Thunder early making a circus save on the touchline to the right of the goal.» —“Thunder Nab Must-Win Game 3-0 Over Cincinnati” Minnesota Thunder July 11, 2003. (source:...

multi-hyphenate

multi-hyphenate  n.— «Multi-hyphenate Kenneth Branagh made it 2-for-2 in Shakespearean adaptations, forgoing HENRY V’s somber tone for a beautifully photographed and lavishly staged romp.» —“Ten Best Of 1993″ Usenet: rec...

rockno

rockno  n.— «Rockno: A combo style that fuses rock, techno, electro and other influences. Who does it? See Pan/Tone, who is not on the festival lineup but will play one of the many afterparties.» —“Technical English” by...

descanso

descanso  n.— «In the Southwest, the markers are called descansos, which comes from the Spanish word for resting. The practice comes from a Spanish tradition of placing stones where pallbearers rested between the church and the cemetery...

snag

snag  n.— «Marty Vanausdol cuts down a burned tree—a snag in fire crew parlance—to clear a safe path along a fire line in West Yellowstone, Mont.» —“Forest Fire Fighters” Portland Oregonian Aug. 18, 2000. (source:...