meat market

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A market where meat is sold.

Etymology:

  • The colloquial sense was coined in the 1950s. Sex has been likened to meat since as early as the 16th century, with such references to it as "have a jumble in the giblets" and "have a bit of mutton", not to mention "carnal relations".
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

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