Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A steep declivity in a logging-road, upon which boughs (or hay) are placed, in winter, to check the movements of the loaded sleds.

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  • His Gang of 14, his McCain / Feingold bill, his amnesty ramdown package for Illegal Invaders caused any number of true Conservatives to hock just a little bit of burning throw-up into their collective throats.

    Bloviating Zeppelin

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