Search results for NOR'-WEST

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go westTo die; to become destroyed.
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hide nor hairA trace, indication, or evidence, especially of a person.
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neither fish nor fowlSaid of something not easily categorized or not fitting neatly into any established group.
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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.
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break evenTo stay the same; to neither advance nor regress.
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break evenTo neither gain nor lose money.
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hair-splittingThe act of finding exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.
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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
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betwixt and betweenNeither one thing nor the other.
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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.
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hair-splittinglyWith exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.
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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.
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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.
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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 Property
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real macoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.
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real mccoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.
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real mckoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.
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so soneither good nor bad
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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.
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