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cat-claw

cat-claw  n.— «Part of our loot included a a short wrecking bar known to carpenters as a cat-claw. It’s pretty rusted after lying out in the weather all those months.» —“Curious trash along the highway” by Carl...

trash ‘n’ cash

trash ‘n’ cash  n.— «It is feared that short-sellers—investors who use falling share prices to make money—were deliberately spooking the market in order to profit from plunging stocks in a practice called trash ‘n’ cash...

pay to throw

pay to throw  v. phr.— «The most successful curbside programs give residents who recycle a reward—lower garbage rates. With three garbage cans, for example, you pay full fare. With one can of trash and one of recycling, you pay less. Both...

trashout

trashout  n.— «Professionals in the insurance and lending industry are bracing themselves for all manner of similar situations, as homeowners either trash or simply leave their trash lying around their houses, often taking off without even...

picker

picker  n.— «The city has seen a rash of “pickers” going through curbside recycling bins and removing aluminum cans, Devaney said.» —“City trash ‘pickers’ are spilling the bins” by Bernard Harris Lancaster...

cut a promo on someone

cut a promo on someone  v. phr.—Gloss: in professional wrestling, to record a promotional video containing taunts and trash talk about an upcoming opponent. «The former Ravens teammates have engaged in a war of words recently—or, to use...

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