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first crack out of the box

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first crack out of the box

adverb phrase

Immediately; before anything else: Get him back home and, first crack out of the box, he's run away again (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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