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catch-as-catch-canA. 1681, John Fryer, Richard Chiswell, Robert Roberts, Robert White, A New Account of East-India and Persia, in Eight Letters, Being Nine Years Travels, Begun 1672 and Finished 1681.Rate it:

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chalkfaceA cliff or quarry exposing chalk, e.g. the White Cliffs of Dover.Rate it:

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coffee soup and crackersA Depression Daze midnight treat of crumbled salted soda crackers immersed in a mug of hot coffee, well accented with cream and white sugar.Rate it:

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color inTo add colors to a black-and-white drawing, using colored drawing equipment.Rate it:

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colour inTo colourise; to add colours to a black-and-white drawing, using coloured drawing equipment.Rate it:

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flannelled foolA cricketer (from his white flannel trousers).Rate it:

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full of fuzzy logicAssertions, proclamations, white papers, theses, replete with wide ranging extrapolations, speculations, all lacking the crispness and contrast of 'black and white' logic.Rate it:

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grey matterA collection of cell bodies and (usually) dendritic connections, in contrast to white matter.Rate it:

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jam sandwich(from the common UK colour scheme of white with a red reflective horizontal band) A police car.Rate it:

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NIBMARAbbreviation of no independence before majority rule : a policy adopted by the United Kingdom requiring the implementation of majority rule in a colony, rather than rule by the white colonial minority, before the colony could be granted independence.Rate it:

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oil trashAn uncultured, rowdy roughneck employed in the petroleum industry, especially a "white trash" person if used negatively.Rate it:

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Oreo cookieA black person that appears to the community to embody the social and cultural features of a white personRate it:

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Oreo cookieA threeway involving two black participants and one white participant between themRate it:

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out of house and homeGail White, Partying with the Intelligentsia.Rate it:

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rice chaserA white person with a strong inclination and attraction toward Asian men or women.Rate it:

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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snow on the mountaintopGray or white hair on one's head, especially as an indication of aging.Rate it:

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snow on the rooftopGray or white hair on one's head, especially as an indication of aging.Rate it:

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to be honest with youAn expression to be avoided at all costs for progressive, professionally oriented, skilled communicative individuals, lilly- white honest 'movers and shakers'!Rate it:

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whitewashIt's another way blacks people talk a bout white ladies.Rate it:

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whitewashA lime and water mixture for painting walls and fences bright white.Rate it:

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