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up-and-down

noun

A close look; scrutiny: The tray-toter gave me the slow up-and-down

[1924+; found by 1820 in Byron's Don Juan, ''a survey up and down'']


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