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Gammerstang commented on the word full chisel
(adverb) - (1) At full speed; a modern New England vulgarism.
--John Bartlett's Dictionary of Americanisms, 1849
(2) With the greatest violence or impetuosity; also full split.
--John Farmer's Slang and Its Analogues, 1890-1904
(3) Full drive, rapid driving; full butt and full smack are synonyms.
--Alfred Elwyn's Glossary of Supposed Americanisms, 1859
January 14, 2018
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