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who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «I found the yard full of neighbors, who had organzied themselves into a kind of indignation meeting, in which the city fathers, mothers, sisters, cousins and aunts were abused from who laid the rail...

free-casing

free-casing  n.— «Torack was arrested by an off-duty police officer who was working as a security guard for the scrap metal yard. Torack suggested it was an example of “free-casing.” The term borrows from the drug vernacular—freebasing—and...

tuna boat

tuna boat  n.— «Before there were emission controls and high gas prices, there were what I “lovingly” refer to as “tuna boats.” They call themselves “bombers.” They are the rolling irons that have...

snout house

snout house  n.— «Traditional layout has produced what is referred to as a snout house, meaning a home is dominated by a view of the garage. In a design where the home is dominated by the garage, the main entrance to the home is often...

hully-gully

hully-gully  adj.— «You take a kid nowadays and throw him a ball in a vacant lot, they’re not going to line up in and run wishbone.…They’re going to junk it around the yard a little bit, kind of hully-gully style. That’s what I call...

bone yard

bone yard  n.— «They scavenged dome lights from an Iraqi bone yard at Taji and used them to illuminate the cab’s interior when they are not out on the road.» —“The Moonshiners” by Mike Marshall Atlanta Journal...

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