a person who avoids responsibility by shifting it to another, especially unjustly or improperly.
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noun (Brit) Welsh rabbit with either an egg or a piece of toast on top Historical Examples Lives of the Fur Folk M. D. Haviland The House by the River A. P. Herbert
the practice of accepting large sums of money for speaking to special interest groups.
a saw having a blade set across an upright frame or bow, used with both hands in cutting wood on a sawhorse. Historical Examples The Turtles of Tasman Jack London The Turtles of Tasman Jack London In Pastures Green Peter McArthur In Pastures Green Peter McArthur Uncle Walt [Walt Mason] Walt Mason Hiram The Young […]
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