A-number-one



noting a vessel regarded by a shipping-classification society as being equipped to the highest standard and with equipment maintained in first-class condition.
Also, A number one. Informal. first-class; excellent; superior:
The meals there are A one.
Historical Examples

And she said these was a-number-one beagles, being sure to get a rabbit if one was in the country.
Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson

I got a repertation with the local shipper for havin’ a-number-one fruit.
The Corner House Girls in a Play Grace Brooks Hill

adjective

Of the highest or best quality; first-class; excellent

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