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kevork

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kevork

verb

To terminate; kill; nullify: This is going nowhere. I'm going to kervork it/ This kind of kevorks the idea of blood sucking. But mosquitoes come prepared

[1990s+; fr Dr Jack Kevorkian, a Michigan physician who assists suicides; the ker-variant is based on simple misspelling or perhaps a subliminal influence of the ker-prefix]

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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  • kevork brought some sheep-tail grease in a bit of paper and I held my nose while I melted it and poured it into the pilaf.

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • kevork in his snug little coat and long gingham student-apron has been sitting beside me.

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • kevork was right a bit ago about the future looking five minutes long.

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