friend of ours love


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  • n. (Mafia) (slang) a member of the Mafia in another town or district, but not a direct rival


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  • At first I misunderstood and thought Nat had said “Bill Gates,” and wondered very briefly if the Microsoft billionaire had diversified into sheep farming in Vermont—not an astute financial move—but instead it was Yates, a farmer about our own age, recommended by a sheep-owner friend of ours from East Burke who has had long-term dealings with him.

    No More Words

  • The landlady is a friend of ours and lets us drink it in her back parlor, instead of in the bar, which would be improper for girls.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • A gallant black-haired friend of ours fell desperately in love with her, and carried off this lily of loveliness right in the face of the swearing old pirate, her father, and Don Josie.

    A southern woman's war time reminiscences,

  • At first nobody would print them, but a friend of ours worked in the job-printing shop at the Gazette and volunteered to run off a few flyers between jobs.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • Then the third man we saw was Stan Scott, an old friend of ours from the Nixon days.

    Barbara Bush

  • One time my brothers Mike and Marty and this friend of ours named Larkin found out that this house in Lake Elsinore had these huge pot plants growing.

    This is Gonna Hurt

  • M — and I and a neighbor and friend of ours went last week to a famous seashore watering-place, four hours by railroad from here, in hopes that the change of air and scene might do all of us, but especially M —, good.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • With the help of Ted Graber, an old friend of ours who is a decorator, Nancy set out, as her first project, to recapture the lost beauty of the Central Hall.

    An American Life

  • They were danced to by a little Bettina, pretty and amiable, and kept by a Spaniard, M. Fagoaga, a friend of ours with whom we often went to spend the evening.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • That evening after dark Zov would come ashore and meet me at a waterfront bar, to go with me to the house of a friend of ours who would lend us his car to drive to Philadelphia.

    The Black Mountain


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