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  • n. Plural form of haymaker.

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Examples

  • In this latter city an Elks 'Convention was supplying blue-bird weather for underground "haymakers," busy with bunco-steering, "rushing" street-cars and "lifting leathers."

    Never-Fail Blake

  • “I must applaud your good nature, in supposing that your pastoral lovers (vulgarly called haymakers) would have lived in everlasting joy and harmony, if the lightning had not interrupted their scheme of happiness.

    Lady Mary Wortley Montague

  • _attaché_ of the establishment appeared all bespangled, with an implement such as haymakers use in the happy harvest time, with which he described eccentric circles round the ring, stepping gingerly backwards at each swoop.

    Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas

  • The haymakers he threw in those five overs brought him three sixes and six fours.

    Once Kevin O'Brien started swinging, England were out in the street | Andy Bull

  • But perhaps sensing the political sensitivities of the issue or cognizant that the White House still needs to negotiated with recalcitrant Republicans if they want the bill passed, the press secretary offered few rhetorical haymakers.

    Gibbs Offers Procedural Criticism Of Don't Ask Don't Tell Vote: '60 Is The New 50'

  • Cenkâ™s 6 p.m. slot is now going to Al Sharpton -- MUUUUCH safer -- but not before the Young Turk threw a few haymakers. âœI think sometimes MSNBC confuses Democrats for progressives,❠he emailed HuffPost Hill. âœSupporting a perspective makes perfect sense and is exactly what talk show hosts are supposed to do.

    HUFFPOST HILL -- Obama, Boehner, Bad, Weak

  • Following the mental assault with brutal body blows, Bird, McHale, DJ, Danny Ainge, Robert Parish and gremlin ghosts of a quarter century landed haymakers that in the past destroyed destinies and produced eight titles against the Lakers.

    One Season

  • They are a patient team when needed, like after the Jets offense landed a couple of early big-play haymakers and New York's No. 1-ranked defense used early blitzes to disrupt the rhythm and flow of the Colts 'offense.

    Colts fend off Jets' challenge, punch Super Bowl XLIV ticket

  • The Broncos are throwing haymakers - lining up in a two-tight end I formation and stuffing it right down New England's throats.

    New England Patriots @ Denver Broncos - as it happened | Paolo Bandini

  • But perhaps the Giants can better their odds of victory Green Bay opened as a eight-point favorites by continuing to throw haymakers.

    The Giants Are Winning the Battle for the Big Play

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