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[surk] /sɜrk/
circular (def 9). Unabridged
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  • Under the circs, if you'd told him I was riding it might have been forty bob!

    Kipps H. G. Wells
  • Don't think a chap's got any right to marry a girl under present circs.

    A Student in Arms Donald Hankey
  • Can't blame him, if you come to think of it, for getting the wind up a bit in the circs.

    The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse
  • Didn't care to go and see her—you know, under the circs—afraid of the old woman, who I didn't know was dead.

    Edward Barry Louis Becke
British Dictionary definitions for circs


plural noun
(Brit, informal) circumstances See circumstance (sense 1)
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Slang definitions & phrases for circs



A circumcision (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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