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yo-yoing

yo-yoing  n.— «The defendants use a technique called “yo-yoing,” wherein one bulldozer sits on a level surface at the top of the hillside.…and the other bulldozer which pushes the tress and brush down the steep hillside...

pucker

pucker  v.— «“No matter how many times you do it, you still pucker once you get over the wire,” says one of the helicopter’s pilots, Chief Warrant Officer Lance Duensing.» —“The Doctors of War” by Bob Drury Men’s...

rain iron

rain iron  v. phr.— «Though surrounded by sandbags piled 5 feet high, they offer little safety from a direct hit by a rocket or mortar, which are lobbed over the wire nightly. “Raining iron,” the soldiers call it, and smile...

sissy la-la

sissy la-la  n.— «A sissy la-la is a woman who acts wussy—that is, she demurs from routine military activities, such as crawling under barbed wire or diving into muddy hole.» —“Re: He doesn’t know jack-shit” by Karen...

deglove

deglove  v.— «The degloved scalp, which remains viable despite the large area of evulsion, is reapproximated with a combination of monofilament or stainless steel wire sutures.» —by Jonathan Greenberg Handbook of Head and Spine...

give someone the wire brush

give someone the wire brush  v. phr.— «Giving someone the wire brush means chewing them out, typically in a public way that’s demeaning to their stature.» —“Donald Rumsfeld: Old Man in a Hurry” by Thomas P.M...

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