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kitchen table softwareEspecially in the early years of personal computers, a set of computer programs developed by an entrepreneurial advanced amateur or self-employed professional computer programmer in his or her own home; software developed by a small business using the services of such programmers.Rate it:

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let a thousand flowers bloomDon't interfere with promising developments in their early stages.Rate it:

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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:

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miner's canaryAny thing, especially an organism, whose demise or distress provides an early warning of danger.Rate it:

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miners' canaryAny thing, especially an organism, whose demise or distress provides an early warning of danger.Rate it:

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moving along at a snail's paceThe slow start of an agenda, the maintenance of a slothful effort, spending half a day to complete a two hour job.Rate it:

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night personA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours, and who usually sleeps during part of the daytime.Rate it:

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nighthawkA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours.Rate it:

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nip in the budTo stop something at an early stage.Rate it:

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oh dark hundredSome unspecified hour in the early morning.Rate it:

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oh dark thirtySome unspecified hour in the early morning.Rate it:

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opening timehour at which a pub can start servingRate it:

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pelt of the dogAn immoderate, excessive quantity of alcohol drunk the morning after whilst suffering withdrawal symptoms or a hangover, which goes beyond alleviating the complaint to causing drunkenness; cf. hair of the dog.Rate it:

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quarter ofFifteen minutes before the next hour.Rate it:

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ride shotgunProbably arose in early-20th-century Western fiction and movies to describe an employee armed with a rifle or shotgun riding next to a stagecoach driver for protection.Rate it:

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robber baronEspecially in the 19th-century and early 20th-century, a business tycoon who had great wealth and influence but whose methods were morally questionable.Rate it:

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see the elephantTo witness something unexpected and awe-filling. [early 19th c. to Civil War]Rate it:

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skip outTo shirk; to avoid attending or to leave early, especially without permission.Rate it:

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sleep inTo sleep late; to go on sleeping past one's customary or planned hour.Rate it:

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steal a marchTo start early.Rate it:

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swaddling clothesAn early period in development, infancy, the beginnings of something; inception.Rate it:

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up with the chickensAwake and out of bed early in the morning.Rate it:

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up with the larkAwake and out of bed early in the morning.Rate it:

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up with the larksTo wake up early, to be an early bird.Rate it:

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wee small hoursThe very early morning, just after midnight, when most people are asleep.Rate it:

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מה טובו אוהליך יעקב משכנותיך ישראלHow good are your tents O Jacob, your dwellings O Israel. The opening sentence of a prayer when entering the synagogue in the morning.Rate it:

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儂早good morningRate it:

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