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T-bone

n.

type of steak, 1916, so called from the T-shaped bone that runs through it. The verb meaning "to strike (another car, bus, etc.) from the side" is by 1970, from adjectival use in reference to crashes, attested from 1952.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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taxi dancer

noun phrase

A woman at a public dance hall who dances for hire (1941+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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