A small town; jerkwater town (1855+)
A small and unimportant place, as in Ours was just a one-horse town until the nuclear plant was built. This expression, first recorded in 1857, presumably alluded to a town so small that a single horse would suffice for its transportation needs.
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[oh-nahy-duh] /oʊˈnaɪ də/ noun, plural Oneidas (especially collectively) Oneida for 1. 1. a member of an Iroquois people formerly inhabiting the region east of Oneida Lake. 2. the Iroquoian language spoken by the Oneida Indians. 3. a city in central New York. /əʊˈnaɪdə/ noun (pl) -das, -da 1. Lake Oneida, a lake in central New […]
noun 1. a society of religious perfectionists established by John Humphrey Noyes, in 1848 at Oneida, N.Y., on the theory that sin can be eliminated through social reform: dissolved and reorganized in 1881 as a joint-stock company.
noun 1. a lake in central New York. 20 miles (32 km) long; 5 miles (8 km) wide.