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'Mike Shefler' via Dixonary June 28th, 2021 08:31 AM

[Dixonary] Round 3177 results
 
Well, got a few more votes, so I'm closing it. Shani Naylor is the next
dealer with an unnatural 5 (and the only person to have guessed the real
def.

1. [Cockney rhym. slang] a mouse. (After the nursery rhyme "Hickory
Dickory Dock.")

Submitter: Emallach Votes: 7 & 11 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Bourne; Cunningham

2. a deadline.
Submitter: Abell Vote: N/V 0 + 3 = 3
Voted for by: Madnick; Lodge; Fein

3. a method of sliding on ice; the slider moving on one foot, and
tapping the ice with the other.

Submitter: Shefler Vote: N/A D1
Voted for by: Naylor

4. colloquial reference to the Metropolitan Police Act 1839 which made
it illegal to erect a washing line across a yard that obstructed

delivery of mail within the city.

Submitter: Embler Votes: 6 & 8 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Barrs; Naylor

5. _Genu valgum_, commonly called "knock-knee," a condition in which the
knees angle in and touch each other when the legs are straightened

and often seen in those who are on their feet for extended periods of

time (e.g., a postman).

Submitter: Madnick Votes: 2 & 6 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Barrs; Widdis

6. a psychological illness defined by extreme anxiety about the future.
Submitter: Barrs Votes: 4 & 5 0 + 3 = 3
Voted for by: Embler; Madnick; Fein

7. to make an indentation in the edge of a metal plate, as along a seam
in a steam boiler or an iron ship, to force the edge of the upper

plate hard against the lower and so fill the crevice.

Submitter: Widdis Votes: 5 & 10 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Emallach; Cunningham

8. [Sl.] gonorrhea.
Submitter: Naylor Votes: *3* & 4 2 + 3 = 5
Voted for by: Embler; Lodge; Shepherdson

9. a lightship marking the northern end of the treacherous Goodwin Sands
off the coast of Kent, United Kingdom.

Submitter: Lodge Votes: 2 & 8 0 + 0 = 0
Voted for by:

10. [rare] two short, sharp raps given with the proximal interphalangeal
knuckles of the third and fourth digits; [slang] a modern battering

ram or similar device used in door breaching.

Submitter: Mcgill Vote: N/V 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Widdis; Shepherdson

11. [Brit.] the action or practice of car stealing, esp. for the purpose
of joy-riding [rhyming slang for TWOC, taking without owner's

consent]

Submitter: Keating Vote: N/V 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Emallach; Bourne

No def: Bourne Votes: 1 & 11 0 + 0 = 0

No def: Fein Votes: 2 & 6 0 + 0 = 0

No def: Shepherdson Votes: 8 & 10 0 + 0 = 0

No def: Cunningham Votes: 1 & 7 0 + 0 = 0


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