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throw-down2

noun

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  • I could 'a' stood the throw-down, but to be throwed down in a heap with eggs an' dirty clo'es, was too much.

    Yellowstone Nights Herbert Quick
  • First she's all sweet as candy; next minute I get the throw-down.

  • Well, I suppose Im letting myself in for a throw-down, but here goes.

    The Woman Gives Owen Johnson
  • He had sat up and levelled a finger at me with the throw-down jerk of a marksman.

    Lin McLean Owen Wister
  • When I got out I went back to my last job and got the throw-down.

    The Red Debt Everett MacDonald
  • What hurts me, Peg, is the throw-down we got from my old team and from the students.

    The Young Pitcher Zane Grey

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