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middle for diddleThe throw of a dart to decide who has first throw in a game darts: nearest the bullseye has first throw.Rate it:

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middle of nowhereNowhere; any place lacking population, interesting things, or defining characteristics.Rate it:

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diddle for middleAlternative form of middle for diddleRate it:

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middle groundA compromise position between extremes.Rate it:

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middle groundThe middle distance.Rate it:

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middle of the roadHaving a centrist attitude or philosophy; not extreme, especially politically.Rate it:

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middle of the roadOf a type of melodic popular music that has wide appeal.Rate it:

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Play Both Ends Against the MiddleTo take advantage by causing two opposing groups stand against each other, dishonestly misusing two forces for the sake of attaining ones selfish purposeRate it:

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play both sides against the middleTo manipulate opponents or competitors in a manner which benefits the manipulator.Rate it:

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scissorbillThe black skimmer bird native to the Atlantic states, USA.Rate it:

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shuffleA rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.Rate it:

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medium sermonem abrumpere (Verg. Aen. 4. 388)to break off in the middle of the conversation.Rate it:

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across the pondOn the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.Rate it:

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ancient historyA period of history generally seen as occurring before the Middle Ages, that is, before the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.Rate it:

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barrelA round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.Rate it:

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BumfuckAn imaginary place in the middle of nowhereRate it:

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Bumfuck, EgyptThe middle of nowhere.Rate it:

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center fieldThe defensive position in the outfield in the middle, typically played by a player that can run fast.Rate it:

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curveballA forespin pitch thrown by rotating the index and middle fingers down and resulting in motion down "curve".Rate it:

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dead of nightMiddle of the night.Rate it:

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dirty old manAn adult male - usually middle-aged or elderly - who acts in a lecherous or lewd manner.Rate it:

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épater le bourgeoisTo scandalize, provoke the middle class.Rate it:

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épater le bourgeoisto shake middle-class attitudesRate it:

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EuropeThe portion of Eurasia west of the Urals, traditionally considered a continent in its own right, located north of Africa, west of Asia and east of the Atlantic Ocean.Rate it:

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flick offTo insult by showing them the back of one's fist with the middle finger extended.Rate it:

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flip the birdTo make a rude or obscene gesture; particularly, to extend the middle finger.Rate it:

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high noonExactly noon; midday; the middle of the day.Rate it:

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il est entre deux âgesHe is middle-aged.Rate it:

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in the thick ofIn the middle of (something difficult).Rate it:

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le moyen âgeThe Middle Ages.Rate it:

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long fingerMiddle finger.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea British-flagged Nova Scotian brigantine that crossed the Atlantic Ocean, gone through the Straits of Gibraltar, and into the Mediterranean Sea under full sail, without a crew or any occupants.Rate it:

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media quae vocatur aetasthe middle ages.Rate it:

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mi-mai, queue d’hiverThe middle of May has usually three cold days (called Les saints de glace, May 11, 12, and 13).Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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stake outTo end the game by hitting the stake peg in the middle of the court.Rate it:

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tertiam iam aetatem videreto be middle-aged (i.e. between thirty and forty).Rate it:

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the fingerAn obscene gesture, typically consisting of extending the middle finger at somebody.Rate it:

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think on one's feetWhen one is in the middle of a process, activity, or conversation, to adjust rapidly, effectively, and intelligently to new developments or changing circumstances.Rate it:

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to bootSome variations in usage remain archaic. Old English, Middle English: to help, in addition.Rate it:

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trou normandEau-de-vie, especially calvados, served as a middle course in a large meal.Rate it:

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tug of wara game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.Rate it:

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wolfpackDuring World War II, any of various marauding groups of submarines, especially German submarines that patrolled the North Atlantic and preyed upon merchant ships.Rate it:

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