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n. - Slang for a mustache.

Usage examples (6)
  • I will personally be growing my soup-strainer out for this important cause.
  • Skim occasionally, and after two hours add two tablespoons of sherry; then strain through fine soup-strainer or cheese-cloth.
  • "If he uses that damned shrubbery as soup-strainer to-night, I'll slosh him with a fork!"
  • His ragged red mustache, ordinarily of the soup-strainer pattern, he had trimmed, waxed, and turned up at each end; the barber put much pomade on his hair and combed it in a for more
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