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gamer

gamer  n.— «“Blue’s such a damn good battler, the way he puts his heart and soul into it, that he really impresses me,” said Philadelphia slugger Mike Schmidt. “He’s a gamer,” Schmidt added.» —“Joyful Blue Humining...

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gamer
 n.— «Sure, I’d take Larry in a minute. He’s a gamer, a winner.» —“Bowa trade rumors include former 89ers” by Joe Goddard Oklahoma City Times Jan. 8, 1982. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

dog

dog  n.— «Race track “dogs” (or the equivalent thereof) could have been a factor in the International victory of France’s Match II.…They’re in the category of the carpenter’s “Horse”…A few feet of two...

dog

dog n. in horse racing, a cone or barrier for delimiting a path. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

dog

dog  n.— «Coffey said Coble had been reluctant to use “dogs” because he felt the horsemen would not accept them. “Dogs” are barriers—flame-orange traffic cones in this case—to keep the hoofs away from an area of...

descanso

descanso n. a roadside marker or memorial to a victim of an automobile accident. Etymological Note: From Spanish descanso ‘resting place (of a dead person),’ from the verb descansar ‘to (have a) rest.’ (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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