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MADEBATE -- 1) tied fishing lures; 2) forced your pinochle opponent to fall short of the bid; 3) an argument discussion with your mother

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bellygod

PRONUNCIATION: (BEL-ee god)
MEANING: noun: One who takes great pleasure in eating; a glutton.

ETYMOLOGY: A bellygod is one who makes a god of his belly, i.e. a glutton. From Old English belig (bag) + god. Earliest documented use: 1540.

USAGE: "Hudibras becomes the puritan bellygod par excellence:
Our knight did bear no less a pack
Of his own buttocks on his back."
Kristen Poole; Radical Religion from Shakespeare to Milton; Cambridge University Press; 2000.
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HELLYGOD - a fat mephistopheles who ate all errant souls in deepest hell.

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(A variation on HELLYGOD is BELLAGOD - Venus)


BELLYPOD - the new tiny music player from Apple; fits into your navel

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The early worm morpheses first. smile

bellygood - a SE Asian enunciation of "very good" often phrased "belly belly good" for emphasis.

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poker-faced
PRONUNCIATION: (PO-kuhr fayst)

MEANING: adjective: Having an expressionless face, giving no hints of one's thoughts and feelings.

ETYMOLOGY:
From the necessity of not showing emotions in a game of poker to avoid giving other players an indication of the strength of one's hand. The origin of the term poker is uncertain. It may be from French poque (a similar card game that involves bluffing), from German pochen (to knock, brag). Earliest documented use: 1915 (for the word poker: 1832).]
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PORKER-ACED - to be bluffed by a low-life pig whose high card is a nine.


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POWER-FAKED - feeling crushed by the surge of false hope engendered by the faint flicker of light bulbs returning after they go out during a storm...but the electricity doesn't stay on more than a few seconds

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four-flush

PRONUNCIATION: (FOHR-flush)

MEANING:
verb intr.: To bluff or act in a fraudulent manner.

ETYMOLOGY:
In a game of poker, a full flush is five cards of the same suit. A four-flush, only four cards of the same suit, is almost worthless. A player pretending to have a full flush while holding only a four-flush, is said to be four-flushing. Earliest documented use: 1896.
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YOUR-FLUSH - your four-flush hands that never, never, ever, become a full five.

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FOUL-FLUSH -- My toilet just backed up and overflowed...

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FOUR-FLASH - either H or EEEE, depending on how long you waited between flashes

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FOUR-FLASH - either H or EEEE, depending on how long you waited between flashes

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FOUR-FLASH - either H or EEEE, depending on how long you waited between flashes

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penny-ante
PRONUNCIATION: (PEN-ee AN-tee)
MEANING:
adjective: Trivial.
noun: A transaction involving very small sums.

ETYMOLOGY:
In poker, penny ante is a game in which the bet is one cent (or other small amount). The term is coined from penny (the smallest denomination of currency) + ante (stake, share, cost), from the stake put up by a player in poker before receiving one's cards, from Latin ante- (before). Earliest documented use: 1855.
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JENNY-ANTE (reversed pronunciation) ont'tee gin'ee - as I'm called by my nephews and nieces

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