shoot the dozens

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and shoot the dozens
  1. tv.
    to trade insulting remarks concerning relatives with another person. (Chiefly black. See also (dirty) dozens.) : They're out playing the dozens. , There's a bunch of kids out there messing around shooting the dozens.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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