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tank town

noun
1.
a town where trains stop to take on a supply of water.
2.
any small, unimportant, or uninteresting town.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism
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tanked

adj,adj phr
  1. Drunk (1893+)
  2. Defeated; outscored: team was tanked again
  3. Dead; out of service: the tanked clunker sat in the garage

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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