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  • adj. well-worn, beat-up, piece of junk


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From the Yiddish, one of several words Anglicized and popularized by the original writers of MAD Magazine. The word comes from shlogn ("to hit") with the prefix far- which often indicates the one so described is taking on the quality named. Thus, in Yiddish it means an old, battered piece of junk.


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