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[ten-fawr, -fohr] /ˈtɛnˈfɔr, -ˈfoʊr/
interjection, Citizens Band Radio Slang.
(used to express affirmation or confirmation).
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Origin of ten-four
1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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ten feet tall

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Hugely impressive; menacing: Iraq had an extremely large military force, and we gave them credit for being ten feet tall in certain areas (1962+)

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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