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five it

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five it

verb phrase

To refuse to answer on grounds of the Fifth Amendment: How many questions would they be able to get in before DeMeo began to ''five it'' (1970s+)

take the cake

verb phrase

To win or deserve the highest award and admiration: His new sonnets quite take the cake

[1847+; fr the prize awarded in a cakewalk dancing contest]

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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