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poop sheet

noun, Slang.
1.
a circular, list of instructions, press release, etc., providing information about a particular subject.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35, Americanism
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poop sheet

noun phrase

Any set of data, instructions, official notices, etc: Here's the poop sheet from the comptroller

[1935+ Army & students; origin unknown; perhaps fr poop, ''excrement''; improbably but possibly an unaccounted shortening of liripoop, ''lore, tricks of the trade,'' as found in the 1500s phrases to know one's liripoop, to teach someone his liripoop, perhaps related to lerrie, ''something learned or spoken by rote'']


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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