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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing.

Usage examples (30)
  • His motto was "excelsior" in whatever he engaged, and in farming he realized success.
  • I suppose one little leader must wave its little tail and cry "excelsior" to the others.
  • Shredded newspaper and excelsior make a good packing.
  • Regent's Park we passed, and my platoon was marching last, excelsior. for more
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