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tree eater

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  1. A young woman (WWI Navy)
  2. (also Snake) A native or resident of West Virginia (1934+)
  3. : US banks, railways, airlines, and some fast-food restaurants have switched over almost entirely to what is known as the ''snake,'' where all stations are served by one single-file line (1980s+)


To depart, esp unobtrusively; sneak: He snakes out of here without an overcoat (1848+)

treat someone like a doormat

verb phrase

To deal with in a humiliating, haughty, or oppressive manner: We treated poor old Uncle Bob like a doormat/ and is also a fucking nitwit imbecile who treats me like shit and makes me talk about vultures (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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