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  • n. A person or group of people who arouse one's interest, either as a new target for deception, humiliation or ridicule, or as a potential love interest or one night stand.
  • n. Any newcomer.


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  • Once it had kept doves so that the garrison had fresh meat during the winter; their grandfather had transformed the charming anachronism into a cabaña and party room.

    The Rich Man's Royal Mistress

  • Abdominal slime and blood found their way onto their hands and uniforms, a sweet and sticky smell of fresh meat affected their heads like drink, and sweat poured down their temples as they slung one defunct boy after another across their shoulders, and tipped them upon the pyres.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • It is necessary that each time a caravel comes here, fresh meat shall be sent, and even more than that, lambs and little ewe lambs, more females than males, and some little yearling calves, male and female, and some he-asses and she-asses and some mares for labour and breeding, as there are none of these animals here of any value or which can be made use of by man.

    Christopher Columbus

  • He hung the fish and the fresh meat higher in the crook of a tree, and then urinated at the base of it, a clear sign to any other forest residents that he was claiming ownership of the area.

    Renegade's Magic

  • The men made snowshoes, hunted fresh meat for the larder, and in the long evenings played endless games of whist and pedro.


  • Summarizing the historical records, Errol Fuller wrote: “Dodos were hunted mercilessly during the short time in which Europeans came into contact with them and for a period of upwards of half a century they proved a very useful source of fresh meat for travellers in the Indian Ocean.”

    The Song of The Dodo

  • He received his sobriquet from his marked success in killing buffaloes for a contractor, to supply fresh meat to the construction parties, on the Kansas-Pacific railway.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • I may well have doomed myself for the sake of fresh meat for the aristocrats of Ethshar of the Spices.

    With a Single Spell

  • Sharpe and Harper mucked out the sheep and pigs that would be slaughtered for fresh meat during the voyage, they scrubbed the poopdeck each morning, they ground the rust off the blades of the boarding pikes that were racked on deck, and each afternoon they collected the latrine buckets from the passenger cabins and scoured them clean.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Without wireless, the islanders knew nothing of the world war; Edmonds, accordingly, was happy to supply Von Spee with fresh meat and vegetables.

    Castles of Steel


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