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x marks the spot

Slang definitions & phrases for x marks the spot

X'd out

modifier

Eliminated; crossed-out: X'd out items on the to-do list


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with x marks the spot

X marks the spot

This mark shows the location, as in On the postcard, X marks the spot where we picked blueberries. Although the use of a cross or X is probably much older, this term was first recorded in 1813.
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