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Collyer n. a home excessively packed with junk, trash, or belongings. Also Collyer mansion, Collyer house, Collyer apartment. Editorial Note: It is said that on the American West coast a similar term is Habitrail house. Etymological Note: After the...


knot n. a roll of paper currency, esp. many small-denomination bills wrapped in a higher-value note. Also Michigan roll, Missouri roll. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


SPUI n. a single point urban interchange, a type of highway exchange. Also spui. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

granny flat

granny flat n. a separate apartment built on a lot already containing a home. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

bleeding deacon

bleeding deacon n. a person who believes himself indispensible to a group, esp. a person who becomes so over-involved in a group’s internal management, policies, or politics as to lose sight of its larger goals; (hence) a person with a negative...

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