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  • Railroad telegraph shorthand for the question "What will you authorize?" --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906.

    January 20, 2013

  • Abominably filthy; i.e. resembling the stable of Augeas, a fabulous king of Elis, which contained 3,000 oxen, and had been uncleansed for 30 years, when Hercules, by turning the river Alpheus through it, purified it in a single day.


    April 8, 2009