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tools of ignorance

tools of ignorance
 n.— «Ball players call a catcher’s paraphernalia “the tools of ignorance.”» —“The Sports X-Ray” by Bob Ray Los Angeles Times Mar. 27, 1937. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

MEST

MEST  n.— «He appealed to fellow Scientologists for donated books and other items to help him set up a new Narconon office. In Scientology’s dialect, such physical items are known as MEST, which stands for “matter, energy, space...

Dover mission

Dover mission  n.— «Serving at so many funerals, or on a “Dover mission,” as he called it, “serves as a reality check.”» —“Paulsboro graduate proud to serve in ‘Old Guard’” by Jim Six Gloucester...

Rumtopf

Rumtopf n. a dessert of fruit, rum, and sugar. Etymological Note: Ger. ‘rum pot.’ (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Rumtopf

Rumtopf  n.— «A fine way to preserve summer fruits is the century-old method called pot pourri or rumtopf or fruit crock. It’s an assortment of fruits mellowed in liquor and sugar in a stone crock for several months to “ripen...

Rumtopf

Rumtopf  n.— «The Rumtopf (fruit melange…) and Quiche…are easily made, but the lovely meringue and cranberry cream Vacherin…takes a little more loving care.» —“Holiday Menu” by Lillian Mackesy Post...