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at the high port


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  • phrase idiomatic, military, of a weapon held with two hands as in "port arms", but carried well above the head. The high port is often the position taught for running (at the double) or charging.
  • phrase idiomatic, by extension sticking up; (of hair, etc) standing up at a marked angle
  • phrase idiomatic, by extension held in front of the body, especially in an authoritative or aggressive way
  • phrase idiomatic, slang, by extension at once, quickly; unhesitatingly, vigorously.
  • phrase idiomatic Positioned ready for immediate use.


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