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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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  • He saw Hickey, first up for the Dickinson, get a base on balls—four wide ones in succession.

    The Eternal Boy Owen Johnson
  • Two wide ones followed, and then Hodge called for the double shoot.

    Frank Merriwell's Son Burt L. Standish
  • As it is easier to have things stand one deep on shelves, more narrow shelves will be needed than wide ones.

  • The wide ones are jointed in the middle to fit uneven ground.

    Farm Mechanics Herbert A. Shearer
  • Long and narrow pits can be worked more advantageously than short and wide ones.

  • Yes, indeed; one apiece will do you I think, if they are wide ones.

    Two Little Women Carolyn Wells
  • And see that your tailor puts pockets—deep and wide ones—in every conceivable and inconceivable part of your costume.

    Of Walks and Walking Tours Arnold Haultain
  • Then came two wide ones, which were put down as balls by the umpire.

  • He let two wide ones pass, and fouled when a bender cut a corner.

  • There were the high, wide ones of Chippendale or Sheraton, that would almost fill one side of a room.

    The Old Furniture Book N. Hudson Moore

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