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with a ten-foot pole

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adjective phrase

Having the usual accompaniment, that is, onions with hamburger, cream with coffee, etc: We ordered two coffees with, to go (1930s+ Lunch counter)

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