Search results for NOR'-WEST

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go westTo die; to become destroyed.Rate it:

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hide nor hairA trace, indication, or evidence, especially of a person.Rate it:

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neither fish nor fowlSaid of something not easily categorized or not fitting neatly into any established group.Rate it:

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neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate it:

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neither here nor thereNot important; having no significance or influence on the question at hand; not related; not relevant; not germane; not pertinent.Rate it:

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break evenTo stay the same; to neither advance nor regress.Rate it:

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break evenTo neither gain nor lose money.Rate it:

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hair-splittingThe act of finding exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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betwixt and betweenNeither one thing nor the other.Rate it:

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dead airAn unintended interruption in a radio broadcast during which there is no sound; a similar interruption of a television broadcast in which there is neither sound nor a video signal.Rate it:

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forgive and forgetAbsolve completely for a past wrongdoing; pardon with neither resentment nor a view to retribution.Rate it:

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hair-splittinglyWith exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.Rate it:

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horse operaA theatrical production, film, or program on radio or television depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.Rate it:

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lionThe arms of the University of the West Indies are Barry wavy of six Argent and Azure an open Book proper bound Gules garnished Or on a Chief of the third a Lion passant guardant Erminois. Crest: A Pelican proper. . See talk page.Rate it:

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oat operaA, film, or novel depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.Rate it:

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post no billsA Printed/Scripted sign; addressed to the Public to wit; "Do Not Post nor Affix"; any Bills, Notices, Wanted Posters, Advertising, Missing persons, Court Notices, Auction Bills et al on/upon this site, wall, post, b'ldg., Private PropertyRate it:

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real macoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.Rate it:

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real mccoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.Rate it:

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real mckoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.Rate it:

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so soneither good nor badRate it:

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spaghetti westernNickname for a motion picture produced by an Italian-based company and filmed in Europe, depicting a tale of cowboys and desperadoes set in the American Old West.Rate it:

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