QUOTATION OF THE DAY
"I did it for Boston."MEB KEFLEZIGHI, who won the Boston Marathon, wearing a racing bib inscribed with the names of those killed in the bombing last year.
I plucked bibs and bobs of turtle from between the top shell and underbelly. It was bitter, spicy in that classically Sichuanese way, and startlingly good. It was paired with a mouth-cooling chaser, a gazpacho of coconut milk and buoyant tapioca balls.
gaz·pa·cho (gə-spä'chō, gəz-pä'-)
n., pl., -chos.
A chilled soup made with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, and herbs.
[Spanish, probably of Mozarabic origin, akin to Spanish caspicias, remainders, worthless things.]
- One that chases or pursues another: a chaser of criminals.
- A drink, as of beer or water, taken after hard liquor.
chaserssomething non alcoholic to drink as well as the hard liquor being consumed simultaneously.
coke = chaser to pretty much anything. coca cola and smirnoff
chaser (plural chasers)
- A person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) that chases. [from 14th c.] [quotations ▼]
- Originally, a horse used for hunting; now, a horse trained for steeplechasing, a steeplechaser. [from 14th c.] [quotations ▼]
- (archaic) A hunter. [from 15th c.]
- Someone who chases metal; a person who decorates metal by engraving or embossing. [from 18th c.] [quotations ▼]
- A tool used for cleaning out screw threads, either as an integral part of a tap or die to remove waste material produced by the cutting tool, or as a separate tool to repair damaged threads. [from 19th c.] [quotations ▼]
- A mild drink consumed immediately after a drink of hard liquor. [from 19th c.] [quotations ▼]
- (Israel) A shot of hard liquor.
- (logging, obsolete) Someone that follows logs out of the forest in order to signal a yarder engineer to stop them if they become fouled - also called a frogger. [quotations ▼]
- (logging) one who unhooks chokers from the logs at the landing. [quotations ▼]
- One of a series of adjacent light bulbs that cycle on and off to give the illusion of movement.
- (nautical) A chase gun.
v., bobbed, bob·bing, bobs. v.tr.
- To hit lightly and quickly; tap.
- To cause to move up and down: bobbed my head in response to the question.
- To move up and down: a cork bobbing on the water.
- To grab at floating or hanging objects with the teeth: bobbed for apples.
- To curtsy or bow.
- A tap or light blow.
- A quick, jerky movement of the head or body.
- To appear or arise unexpectedly or suddenly.
[Middle English bobben, to move up and down, probably ultimately of imitative origin.]
- A small, knoblike pendent object, such as a plumb bob.
- A fishing float or cork.
- A small lock or curl of hair.
- A woman's or child's short haircut.
- Informal. Surgical shortening or reshaping of the nose.
- The docked tail of a horse.
- A bobsled.
- A bob skate.
v., bobbed, bob·bing, bobs. v.intr.
To fish with a bob.
To cut short or reshape: bobbed her hair; had his nose bobbed.
[Middle English bobbe, cluster of fruit.]
1 よだれ掛け；（前掛けの）胸部, 胸当て.
bib and tucker((おどけて))衣服(clothes)
dress in one's best bib and tucker
put ［stick］ one's bib((豪俗))（…に）干渉する((in ...)).
Originlate 16th century: probably from bib2.
garment worn hanging from the neck on the chest to protect clothing from spilt food. Bibs are frequently used by children, especially infants, but also by some adults. Bibs are also worn when consuming certain "messy" foods, such as lobster.
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