Dictionary: TRE – TT


• TREACLE!
int. a jibe aimed at one whose trousers are too short …1920s Aust.

• TREACLE-MINER
n. a man who boasts of his wealth or position …1910s Aust. sl.

• TREACLE PLASTER
n. a sticky piece of brown paper used by a thief to remove glass carefully …1920s UK criminals’ sl.

• TREACLE SLEEP
n. a deep, unbroken sleep; a sweet, refreshing sleep …1841

• TREACLE TART
n. the act of breaking wind; a fart …1990s rhyming sl.

• TREACLE TOWN
n. 1. Bristol, UK …L19 sl.
n. 2. Macclesfield, UK …L19 sl.

• TREACLE-TROUSERS!
int. a jibe aimed at one whose trousers are too short …1920s Aust.

• TREAD
n. the thread-like embryo in an egg …1899 Amer. dial.
vb. 1. to possess carnally; to copulate …14C euphemism
vb. 2. to cohabit …1931 Amer. dial.

• TREADHEAD
n. 1970s US Army sl. – a member of a tank crew

• TREADLE
n. the thread-like embryo in an egg …1899 Amer. dial.

• TREAD ON SOMEONE’S TOES
vb. to offend someone

• TREAD ON THE TOES OF
vb. to give offense to, to vex …1868

• TREAD THE SHOE AWRY
vb. a1542 – to fall from virtue; to break the law of chastity

• TREAD UPON EGGS
vb. to walk warily, as on delicate ground …a1734

• TREASON
n. illicit sexual intercourse …17C literary usage

• TREASURE LIGHT
n. will-o’-the-wisp …1945 Amer. dial.

• TREASURY
n. the vagina …16C colloq.

• TREAT LIKE A DOORMAT
vb. 1970s US sl. – to deal with in a humiliating, haughty, or oppressive manner

• TREAT LIKE SHIT
vb. 1970s US sl. – to deal with in a humiliating, haughty, or oppressive manner

• TREE BENDER
n. a sudden heavy rain …1969 Amer. dial.

• TREED
adj. 1. in difficulties …M19 sl.
adj. 2. bewildered; perplexed; baffled …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TREE FLY
n. a cicada …1954 Amer. dial.

• TREE FROG
n. a mushroom that grows out like brackets from the sides of trees …1969 Amer. dial.

• TREE-JOBBER
n. a woodpecker …1601 obs.

• TREE JUMPER
n. 1970s US prison sl. – a sexual molester

• TREE MOLASSES
n. maple syrup …1859 Amer. dial.

• TREE MOVER
n. a sudden heavy rain …1969 Amer. dial.

• TREE OF LIFE
n. the penis …19C euphemism

• TREE OF LOVE
n. the penis …19C euphemism

• TREE-POUNDER
n. a woodpecker …1966 Amer. dial.

• TREE  SQUEAK
n. 1. an imaginary bird or animal …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
n. 2. a nonexistent item used as the basis of a practical joke …1966 Amer. dial.
phr. said to a child when he asks “What are you making?” …1965 Amer. dial.

• TREE-SUGAR SWEETENING
n. maple sugar or syrup …1937 Amer. dial.

• TREE SURGEON
n. a woodpecker …1911 Amer. dial.

• TREE SWEETENING
n. maple sugar or syrup …1893 Amer. dial.

• TREE-TAPPER
n. a woodpecker …1966 Amer. dial.

• TREE TOAD
n. a mushroom or toadstool …1968 Amer. dial.

• TREE-TOP
vb. to attack any project with unusual vigour or enthusiasm …1953 Amer. dial.

• TREE TRAT
n. a tree frog …1983 Amer. dial.

• TREFF
n. a secret rendezvous, esp. for the transfer of goods or information …1963 sl., orig. US

• TREK
vb. to move away, to depart …Bk1892 S. Afr. sl.

• TREMBLER
n. an earthquake …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TREMBLES
n. delirium tremens …1965 Amer. dial.

• TREMEBUND
adj. inclined to tremble, fearful, trembling much; timorous, timid …c1560 Sc. obs.

• TREMEFACTION
n. a shaking, a trembling …1597 obs. rare

• TREMENDIOUS
adj. tremendous …1803 Amer. dial.

• TREMENDOUS
adj. excellent …1952 sl.

• TREMOPHOBIA
n. Bk1991 – an abnormal fear of trembling

• THE TREMORS
n. love …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRENCH
n. the vagina …18C sl.

• TRENCH BROOM
n. a machine gun …World War I Amer. sl.

• TRENCH DERBY
n. a helmet …World War I Amer. sl.

• TRENCH DREAMS
n. fear; esp. the fear that one will show cowardice …World War I Amer. sl.

• TRENCH HORRORS
n. fear and cowardice, or fear of same …World War I Amer. sl.

• TRENCH TALK
n. military slang …World War I Amer. sl.

• TREPIDATE
adj. disturbed, agitated …1605 obs. rare
vb. 1. to tremble with fear or agitation …1623 rare
vb. 2. to shake, to be agitated …1623 obs.

• TREY
n. 1. a threepenny piece …1907 Brit. sl., latterly chiefly Aust. usage
n. 2. a $3 bag of a narcotic drug …1967 US sl.

• A TREY
n. three years’ imprisonment …1887 sl.

• TREY-BIT
n. a threepenny piece …1907 Brit. sl., latterly chiefly Aust. usage

• TREY BITS
n. the breasts …20C Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘tits’

• TRIALOGUE
n. a dialogue, discussion, or conversation between three persons …1532

• TRIBBLE
adj. treble …1669 Amer. dial.
vb. to triple …1810 Amer. dial.

• TRIBE
n. a large family or group of relatives …1833 sl.

• TRICHOMANIA
n. Bk1991 – an obsession with hair

• TRICHORRHEXOMANIA
n. Bk1991 – a mania for pinching off one’s hair

• TRICHOTOMIST
n. a hair-cutter …1875 nonce-word

• TRICK
n. 1. a small child; a woman, esp. a small or attractive one …1887 Amer. dial.
n. 2. a round of cards …US Civil War usage
n. 3. a sexual act …US Civil War usage
n. 4. a turn at the helm of a ship; a spell; a watch …US Civil War usage
n. 5. a spell or act of conjuration; an object used in such an act …1893 Amer. dial.
n. 6. a casual sexual partner …1925 sl., orig. & chiefly US
n. 7. a prostitute’s client …1925 sl.
n. 8. an act of sexual intercourse, esp. a prostitute’s session with a client …1926 sl., orig. & chiefly US
n. 9. an assignation with a prostitute …1926 sl., orig. & chiefly US
n. 10. imprisonment; a prison sentence …1933 US sl.
n. 11. a term of service on a ship or in the forces …1942 US sl.
n. 12. a racehorse …Bk1942 Amer. turf sl.
vb. to cast a spell on, to bewitch …1829 Amer. dial.

• TRICK CYCLIST
n. a psychiatrist …1930 sl.

• TRICK DOCTOR
n. a practitioner of hoodoo …1871 Amer. dial.

• TRICKERATION
n. a trick or stratagem …1940 African-American sl.

• TRICKLEDOWN
n. 1944 US sl. – the stimulation of a whole economic system by the enrichment and encouragement of those in the upper reaches

• TRICKS
n. small articles or personal belongings; toys, knickknacks, trifles …1869 Amer. dial.

• TRICKSY
adj. inclined to swindle or cheat; deceitful, underhanded …1766

• TRICK WITH
vb. to have casual sex, esp. for money …1965 US sl.

• TRIDDLER
n. a woman gossiper …1936 Amer. dial.

• TRIDECAPHOBIA
n. Bk1991 – an abnormal fear of the number 13

• TRIDUAN
adj. lasting for three days; occurring every third day …1597

• TRIFLE ON
vb. to be unfaithful to; to cheat on …1923 Amer. dial.

• TRIFLING
adj. 1. lazy, shiftless, inefficient, worthless, good-for-nothing …1832 Amer. dial.
adj. 2. of a person: tired, draggy, under the weather; of one’s health: poor …1887 Amer. dial.
adj. 3. sexually promiscuous …1924 Amer. dial. esp. Black usage

• TRIFLOUS
adj. trifling; insignificant, trivial; frivolous …1509 obs. rare

• TRIG
adj. pleasingly trim. tidy, neat …1838 Amer. dial.
n. 1. a block or a chock used to keep something from rolling or shifting; any of various contrivances used to stop or slow a vehicle …1871 Amer. dial.
vb. 1. to place a stone or block of wood, etc. to prevent a wheel from running back on a descent …1815 Amer. dial.
vb. 2. to adjust, to tinker with …1920 Amer. dial.

• TRIGGER
n. 1935 US criminals’ sl. – a gunman
vb. 1. 1888 Amer. dial. – to scheme, to contrive, to lay plans  
vb. 2. 1950s US sl. – to commit a robbery

• TRIGGER AROUND
vb. to putter, to tinker …1898 Amer. dial.

• TRIGGER MAN
n. a gunman or a hired thug or bodyguard …1930 sl., chiefly US

• TRIGGER OUT
vb. to dress up, to adorn …1953 Amer. dial.

• TRIGGER UP
vb. to dress up, to adorn …1938 Amer. dial.

• TRIG OUT
vb. to dress up, to adorn …1822 Amer. dial.

• TRIG UP
vb. 1. to dress up, to adorn …1868 Amer. dial.
vb. 2. to adjust, to tinker with …2005 Amer. dial.

• TRIKINI
n. 1967 US sl. – a woman’s bathing suit with two top parts

• TRIM
n. 1. a woman, often with an implication of promiscuity …1955 US sl., mainly derogatory
n. 2. oral sex on a woman …1950s Amer. sl.
n. 3. sexual intercourse …1961 US sl.
vb. 1. to beat, to thrash; to defeat in a game; to scold …1888 Amer. dial.
vb. 2. to possess carnally …Bk1903 sl.
vb. 3. to castrate …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

• TRIMMING
n. a sharp scolding; chastisement; a drubbing, beating, or thrashing …1899 Amer. dial.

• TRIMMINGS
n. a surname …1968 Amer. dial.

• TRIM ONE’ S JACKET
vb. to thrash, to beat …Bk1896 sl.

• TRIM THE PACK
vb. to follow the trade of a peddler …1824 Sc.

• TRIM-TRAM
n. 1. a personal ornament of little value; a pretty toy or trifle; a gewgaw; a worthless thing …1523 obs.
n. 2. an absurd or silly device or practice; an absurdity; a piece of folly or nonsense …1533 obs.
n. 3. in rhyming jingles; sometimes referring to similarity or equal treatment of two of different position – EG Trim tram, neither good for God nor man. (B. Melbancke Philotimus ) …1583 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
n. 4. a shrimp-net having a triangular wooden frame resting on the ground in front of the beam …1590 obs.
n. 5. a lich-gate; also a gate which opens in a V-shaped enclosure, a kissing-gate …1842 Eng. dial.

• TRIM UP
vb. to defeat in a game …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

• TRINKLE
n. a trickle …1891 Amer. dial.
vb. to trickle …1835 Amer. dial.

• TRINKUM-TRANKUMS
n. trinkets, gewgaws; odd matters of finery, as ribbons, etc. …1718 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

• TRINTER
n. a sheep of three years or winters …1890 Eng. dial.

• TRIP
n. 1. 1920s US criminals’ sl. – an arrest; a prison sentence
n. 2. 1959 sl., orig. US – a hallucinatory experience induced by a drug, esp. LSD  
vb. 1. 1966 sl., orig. US – to experience drug-induced hallucinations
vb. 2. 1980s US teen sl. – to act stupidly

• TRIPE
n. 1.1895 US sl. – contemptible material; worthless stuff
n. 2. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – nonsense  

• TRIPEDANEOUS
adj. having a length of three feet …1656 obs. rare

• TRIPE-HOUND
n. a contemptible person …1923 sl.

• TRIPES
n. 1529 – the intestines

• TRIP-HAMMER
n. a woodpecker …1968 Amer. dial.

• TRIPLE-A
n. anti-aircraft fire …1983 sl., orig. US

• TRIPLE BURGER WITH CHEESE
n. a very, very, very sexy woman …1980s US students’ sl.

• TRIPLE-DECKER
n. a three-story dwelling with one apartment occupying each floor …1999 Amer. dial.

• TRIPLE-DECKER SANDWICH
n. a sexual threesome, involving any permutation of the sexes …1970s sl.

• TRIPLE WHAMMY
n. 1940s US sl. – a three-part attack, difficulty, threat, etc.

• TRIP OUT
vb. to experience drug-induced hallucinations …1966 sl., orig. US

• TRIPPED-OUT
adj. in a drugged state, esp. said of someone under the influence of LSD …1973 sl., orig. US

• TRIPPER
n. 1. 1813 US sl. – an excursionist; a tourist
n. 2. 1966 sl. – one who experiences hallucinatory effects of a drug  
n. 3. 1974 Amer. dial. – one who transports illegal liquor from a still to a buyer, often in a specially modified car  

• TRIPPING
n. 1974 Amer. dial. – the transportation of illegal liquor from the still to a buyer  

• TRIPPY
adj. 1. 1960s US sl. – bizarre; surreal
adj. 2. 1969 sl. – having a hallucinatory experience induced by a drug, esp. LSD  

• TRIPUDIANT
adj. 1. dancing for joy, exultant, triumphant …a1626
adj. 2. dancing …1870

• TRIPUDIATE
vb. 1. to dance, skip, or leap for joy or with excitement; to exult …1623
vb. 2. to trample, stamp, or jump on or upon in contempt or triumph …1888

• TRIP-UP
n. an error; a mistake; a blunder …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRISH-TRASH
n. trash, rubbish, worthless stuff …1542-5 obs.

• TRISKAIDEKAPHOBIA
n. Bk1991 – an abnormal fear of the number 13

• TRIST
n. a squeeze, a hug …1892 Sc.
vb. to thrust, to push; to press, to squeeze, to hug; to wring …1838 Sc.

• TRISTIMANIA
n. Bk1991 – melancholy; abnormal gloom or depression

• TRISTITIATE
vb. to make sad or sorrowful, to sadden …1628 obs. rare

• TRISTITIOUS
adj. full of sadness, sorrowful …1694 obs. rare

• TRITCHET
n. the female genitals …1944 Amer. dial. rare

• TRITICAL
adj. trite and critical …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• A TRITON OF THE MINNOWS
n. one who appears great by contrast with the insignificance of all those around him; a man who appears big because his companions are so small …1607

• TRITTLE-TRATTLES
n. 1. foolish or idle talk; nonsense …1563 Sc. rare
n. 2. trifles, gewgaws, knickknacks; children’s toys …1896 Sc. rare

• TRIZZIE; TRIZZY
n. a threepenny piece …1941 Aust. sl.

• TROBELLION
n. a1500 obs. – a whirlwind; a whirling storm

• TROG
n. a violent person; a thug; a ruffian …1956 Brit. sl.

• TROIL
n. 1. a feast …1886 Eng. dial.
n. 2. a short row on the sea …B1900 Eng. dial.
vb. to dupe, beguile, deceive …1393 obs. rare

• TROKE
n. a little chore …1959 Amer. dial.

• TROLL
n. 1. 1970s US Army sl. – a stupid person; a dullard
n. 2. 1994 Amer. dial. – a person who lives in or is from Michigan’s Lower Peninsula  
vb. 1967 US sl. – to go about looking for sexual encounters

• TROLLEY BUN
n. a woman’s bun up on her head in a bunch …1967 Amer. dial.

• TROLLEYS; TROLLIES
n. women’s underpants …1934 Brit. sl., chiefly schoolgirls’ usage

• TROLLOCK
n. trash; worthless or unwanted material …1901 Amer. dial.

• TROLLOP
vb. 1. to traipse around; to gad about; to run hither and thither …1838 Amer. dial.
vb. 2. to strike, to beat, to whip; to outdo in a contest …1842 Amer. dial.
vb. 3. to draggle, to hang in a wet state …1899 Amer. dial.

• TROLLOPABOUT
vb. to traipse around; to gad about; to run hither and thither …1838 Amer. dial.

• TROLLOPAROUND
vb. to traipse around; to gad about; to run hither and thither …1838 Amer. dial.

• TROLLY-WAGS
n. trousers, breeches …1890 sl.

• TROMBENICK; TROMBENIK
n. a boaster or braggart …1931 US sl.

• TROMOMANIA
n. Bk1991 – delirium tremens

• TRONK
n. 1. a jail …Bk1892 S. Afr. sl.
n. 2. an idiot; a foolish person …1970s UK teen sl.

• TRONK-HEAD
n. an idiot; a foolish person …1970s UK teen sl.

• T-ROOM
n. 1970s US homosexual sl. – a public toilet

• TROPHY WIFE
n. 1984 US sl. – a woman, often a young one, chosen for decorative and prestige value

• TROPPO
adj. mentally unhinged as if from exposure to a tropical climate …1941 Aust. sl.

• TROT
n. a covered, open passageway between two sections of a house or cabin …c1937 Amer. dial.
vb. to court a woman …1942 NZ sl.

• TROTH
n. the stirred-up water following a boat …1965 Amer. dial.

• TROTLINE
n. in a town where there was no jailhouse, a drill cable was strung between big timbers planted in the earth, and the prisoners changed to the cable, called a ‘trotline’ …1941 Amer. dial.

• TROT OUT
vb. 1845 US sl. – to produce and display for admiration

• THE TROTS
n. 1. diarrhoea …1904 euphemism
n. 2. frequent urination …1965 Amer. dial.

• TROTTING HARNESS
n. one’s good or best clothing …1862 Amer. dial.

• TROTTING RIGGINGS
n. one’s good or best clothing …1892 Amer. dial.

• TROTTLE
n. a small round pellet of sheep’s or goat’s dung; generally used in the plural …1547 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
vb. 1. to bubble; to make a bubbling noise …1821 Sc.
vb. 2. to toddle, to walk with short quick steps, as a child learning to walk …1825 Sc.
vb. 3. to chatter …1882 Sc.
vb. 4. to dawdle, to idle, to waste one’s time …1921 Sc.

• TROU
n. trousers …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TROUBLE AND STRIFE
n. a wife …1908 rhyming sl.

• TROUBLED WITH A MALT-SUCKER
adj. having an insatiable craving for drink …Bk1905 Eng, dial.

• TROUBLING STICK
n. a paddle-shaped piece of wood used to beat dirt out of soiled clothes after removing them from boiling water …1851 Amer. dial.

• TROUBLY
adj. 1. confused, troubled, distraught, disturbed, worried, stressed; marked by disturbance or confusion; restless,
unquiet …c1380 obs.
adj. 2. of air, etc.: misty, murky, cloudy, not clear …c1380 obs.
adj. 3. of water, wine, etc.: troubled, turbid, muddy, thick …1398 obs.
adj. 4. turbulent, tempestuous, stormy, violent ..1513
vb. to grieve, to mourn …B1900 Eng. dial.

• TROUNCE
vb. to possess carnally …Bk1903 sl.

• TROUT
n. an unattractive (old) woman …1897 sl.

• TROUT FLY
n. a mayfly, or similar insect …1967 Amer. dial.

• TRUB-TAIL
n. a little or short, squat woman …1706 obs.

• TRUCIDATION
n. a cruel killing or murdering; humorous use: slaughter …1623 rare

• TRUCK
n. 1. medicine …c1770 Amer. dial. arch.
n. 2. garden vegetables grown for market …1805 Amer. dial.
n. 3. personal possessions, belongings, goods, things …1827 Amer. dial.
n. 4. food in general …1838 Amer. dial.
n. 5. worthless stuff of any sort; junk, trash …1844 Amer. dial.
n. 6. nonsense, foolishness …1913 Amer. dial.
vb. 1. to dance with a strolling or strutting gait …1935 Amer. dial.
vb. 2. to stroll, to walk, to go …1937 Amer. dial., orig. chiefly Black usage
vb. 3. to run fast …1970 Amer. dial.

• TRUCKER
n. one who grows garden produce for sale …1856 Amer. dial.

• TRUCK GARDEN
n. a vegetable garden …1851 Amer. dial.

• TRUCK GARDENER
n. one who grows garden produce for sale …1844 Amer. dial.

• TRUCKLE
vb. to proceed, to go, esp. in haste, to hurry, to move rapidly …1859 Amer. dial.

• TRUCKLE-BED TRASH
n. small children …1941 Amer. dial., derogatory or jocular usage

• TRUCK PATCH
n. a vegetable garden …1812 Amer. dial.

• TRUCULENT
adj. 1. characterized by or exhibiting ferocity or cruelty; fierce, cruel, savage, barbarous …c1540
adj. 2. of a disease: destructive, deadly …1665 obs. rare
adj. 3. of speech or writing: rude; scathing; savage; harsh …1850

• TRUDGEON
n. a small child …1814 Amer. dial.

• TRUDGET
n. a small child …1901 Amer. dial.

• TRUE
n. the truth …1927 Amer. dial.

• TRUE AS BARBER’S NEWS
adj. untrustworthy …B1900

• TRUEPENNY
adj. true, genuine …1523 colloq. arch.
n. a trusty person; an honest fellow …1595 colloq. arch.

• TRUE TALE!
int. an exclamation of ironic agreement …1952 Sc.

• TRUFFERY
n. c1429 obs. rare​ – a thing of no importance; a mockery, a trifle, a triviality

• TRUGGING-KEN
n. a brothel …Bk1902 sl.

• TRUMP
n. 1. the person in charge …1925 Aust. & NZ sl.
n. 2. a fine person; a ‘brick’ …colloq.
n. 3. something excellent …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRUMP CARD
n. something that gives one person or group the advantage over another …1815 colloq.

• TRUMPED
adj. dead …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRUMPERY ROOM
n. a storage room, esp. for unused or discarded items …1856 Amer. dial.

• TRUNDLE-BED TRASH
n. 1. a low-class, shiftless person or group; very young, worthless people just married …1850 Amer. dial.
n. 2. small children …1853 Amer. dial., derogatory or jocular usage

• TRUNDLE-TAIL
n. 1. a dog with a curly tail; a low-bred dog, a cur; a curly tail of a dog …1486 obs. or arch.
n. 2. a  term of contempt applied to a person …1614 obs. or arch.

• TRUNK
n. one’s best clothes …1966 Amer. dial. Black usage

• TRUNK AND TRAY
n. one’s best clothes …1966 Amer. dial. Black usage

• TRUNKFUL
n. a full or abundant supply …20C colloq.

• TRUNK PEDDLER
n. an itinerant peddler who carries his stock in a trunk …1827 Amer. dial.

• TRUNNION
n. the penis …Urquhart usage

• THE TRUST-BUSTER
n. Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth US President …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRUSTEE
n. a local official responsible for the upkeep of public roads …1968 Amer. dial.

• TRUSTEE OF ROADS
n. a local official responsible for the upkeep of public roads …1912 Amer. dial.

• TRUST-GOD
n. a small, unsteady boat; a small canoe …1982 Amer. dial.

• TRUST-ME-GOD
n. a small, unsteady boat; a small canoe …1922 Amer. dial.

• TRUST OUT
vb. to supply goods on credit; to give in credit; to loan out money …1833 Amer. dial.

• TRUSTY TROUT
n. a confidential friend; a true friend; a trusted servant …c1661 sl. obs.

• TRUTH-MOUTH
n. one who speaks only the truth …1922 Amer. dial.

• TRY
vb. to be about to get sick, or rarely, to die …1863 Amer. dial.

• TRY IT ON
vb. to outwit or deceive someone …1811 sl.

• TRY-ON
n. an attempt to deceive …1874 Brit. sl.

• TRY ONESELF
vb. to behave in an unruly or extravagant manner; to misbehave, to be naughty, to show off …1912 Amer. dial.

• TRYPANOPHOBIA
n. Bk1991 – an abnormal fear of vaccines and vaccination

• TRY SOMEONE’S AIR
vb. to assault or attempt to kill someone …1970 US prison sl.

• TRYSTING-OUT
n. a clandestine meeting between a married man and a married woman who are not married to each other …1952 Amer. dial.

• TRY THE ACID
vb. 1. to render impoverished …1900s sl.
vb. 2. to exert pressure on a person for a loan, a favour, sexual compliance, etc. …1906 Aust. sl.
vb. 3. to confirm …1910s sl.
vb. 4. to put a stop to …1910s sl.
vb. 5. to test out a person or a statement …1910s sl.

• TRY TO WAKEN A DEAD HORSE
phr. said of one who is working in vain, or receiving no pay …1889 Eng. dial.

• TSORIS
n. 1960s US sl. – troubles; tribulations; anxieties; sufferings

• TSURIS
n. 1960s US sl. – troubles; tribulations; anxieties; sufferings

• T.T.
n. a teetotaller …L19 sl.

• T.T.F.N.
phr. goodbye; ‘Ta-Ta For Now’ …1948 Brit.


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