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keep at arm's lengthStay at a distance, away from one's body.Rate it:

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keep at arm's lengthAvoid a close relationship.Rate it:

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arm's lengthBarely within reach.Rate it:

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arm's lengthDistant, detached.Rate it:

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arm's lengthIndependent, but related.Rate it:

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at arm's lengthAt a distance, away from one's body.Rate it:

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at arm's lengthAvoiding a close relationship.Rate it:

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short of a lengthOf a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.Rate it:

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grace periodA length of time during which rules or penalties do not take effect or are withheld.Rate it:

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vowel quantityA vowel's duration of articulation; its length.Rate it:

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cast offTo let go a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc so that she may proceed.Rate it:

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as long asThe same length as.Rate it:

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barrelA round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.Rate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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duke it outTo argue heavily or at length.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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hold forthTalk at great length; expatiate; harangue.Rate it:

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jump ropeThe activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.Rate it:

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jump ropeThe length of rope, sometimes with handles, casing or other additions, used in that activity.Rate it:

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one thousandUsed in a common chronometric counting scheme, in which each iteration is sequentially numbered and supposed to be approximately one second in length.Rate it:

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pedal pusherscalf-length trousersRate it:

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shroudA rope or cable serving to support the mast sideways.Rate it:

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spill one's gutsTo confess, or to divulge secrets, typically speaking freely and at length after a change of motive or an incentive.Rate it:

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square roda unit of area used for measuring small quantities of land. Equal in size to a square with sides 1 rod in length. Equal to 30¼ square yards or 1/160 acre. Sometimes known, simply, as a rod.Rate it:

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talk a blue streakTo talk for a long time, at great length, or to the point of tedium.Rate it:

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the ;WYEWYE, SPECIAL RAILROAD TRACK LAYOUT DESIGNED SO AS TO Be Able To Reverse Direction Of An Entire Freight Train. Subject to Constraints Relavent to Consist, Train Length, Engine Power, Terrain, Weather, Traffic Condx., Company Rules, Govt Regs, Crews et al:Rate it:

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up and downVertical; perpendicular; said of the cable when the anchor is under, or nearly under, the hawse hole, and the cable is taut.Rate it:

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write outTo write in full length or expanded form.Rate it:

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