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chevrolegs

chevrolegs  n.pl.— «After one particularly frustrating outing last summer, Cannons reliever Jason Marr was so upset that he walked from Pfitzner Stadium to his home, a trip that took nearly as long as the game. This season, Marr has not...

chevrolegs

chevrolegs n.pl. a jocular reference to one’s legs, particularly by comparison to an automobile. Etymological Note: Automobile brand Chevrolet + legs (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

helitack

helitack  n.— «They are the fire service’s shock troops, and they soon might be a year-round fixture in San Diego County. Officially, they are known simply as “helitack.”» —“Elite, mobile fire crew might soon be permanent...

heli-donna

heli-donna  n.— «Helitack crews consider themselves an elite corps within the fire service, which prompts a certain amount of ribbing from their fellow firefighters—most of it good-natured, some of it not. In conversations and on Internet...

rotorhead

rotorhead  n.— «Helitack crews consider themselves an elite corps within the fire service, which prompts a certain amount of ribbing from their fellow firefighters—most of it good-natured, some of it not. In conversations and on Internet...

heli-stepping

heli-stepping  n.— «Just dropping off the crew can be risky. The pilot might have to hold the Super Huey on one of its two landing skids against the side of mountain. Other times, the pilot hovers just above the top of the brush and the...