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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the cloaca or the sewer

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a cloaca.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of a cloaca, in any sense.
  • In zoology, having a cloaca: applied specifically to the monotremes.


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  • "We sat there in the gloom, feeling strong and lucky, knowing that under the hype and the bullshit there had been a genius all along. I don't think anybody clapped even. There was no need. Jimi knew why we sat so still. Not even the cloacal fug of a groovy nightspot could blot out what was going down. He played as long as he wanted to. Nobody shouted, nobody paid. He was playing real good for free and he was happy."

    - 'Hey, Jimi, Where You Gonna Run To Now?', Germaine Greer in Oz, 1970.

    March 31, 2008