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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Cleaning implement consisting of an oily rag attached by a cord to a weight.

Usage examples (36)
  • If yer want a ruddy pull-through, why don't yer pinch
  • The 'pull-through' was OK - but the 'Death Roll' was another matter entirely.
  • Thus in the good old B company you will hear: "'Ere, Bill, where's me pull-through?"
  • In F Company as now constituted it runs: "Angus, have you seen my pull-through anywhere?" for more
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