an American dance, popular in the late 1920s, marked by emphatic, sinuous movements of the hips.
a dance of the late 1920s that originated in America, involving a sinuous rotation of the hips
a rich pie with a rum- or whiskey-flavored chocolate filling, often with a crust of crushed gingersnaps, and topped with whipped cream. noun Usage Note
any unit that forms part of an electronic circuit and that has its function, but not its components, specified. any comparatively small, usually black, box containing a secret, mysterious, or complex mechanical or electronic device. Aeronautics. an electronic device, such as a flight recorder, that can be removed from an aircraft as a single package. […]
a coarse-grained dark bread, often sour and made from whole-grain rye flour. noun a kind of very dark coarse rye bread
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