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selecta

/sɪˈlɛktə/
noun
1.
(slang) a disc jockey
Word Origin
C20: phonetic rendering of selector
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  • The day the principal introduced him to the selecta remained fixed in Lilly's memory.

    The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann
  • The next morning there was profound excitement in the selecta.

    The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann
  • He gave no instruction whatever in the higher classes, but delivered lectures on the history of art to the selecta.

    The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann

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