Definitions

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  • n. The first game played.

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Examples

  • She ordered beautiful jars, a large pot for sealing the cans, and a canning accessory pack which turned out to include the day's MVP -- a magnetic lid-lifter wand.

    Big Girls, Small Kitchen: Canning My Fear of Canning Tomatoes

  • She ordered beautiful jars, a large pot for sealing the cans, and a canning accessory pack which turned out to include the day's MVP--a magnetic lid-lifter wand.

    Big Girls, Small Kitchen: Canning My Fear of Canning Tomatoes

  • The dentist took the lid-lifter from the little oil stove, put it underneath the lock-clasp and wrenched it open.

    McTeague

  • Kitchens, according to his philosophy, were small smelly rooms of bare floors, and provided with one oilcloth-covered table, one stove (the front draft always broken and propped up with the lid-lifter), one cupboard with panes of tin pierced in rosettes, and one stack of dirty dishes.

    Free Air

  • Some one had pried the damper from the stove, broken it in two, and had used half of it for a lid-lifter.

    The Ridin' Kid from Powder River

  • There should be a shelf near the range for such articles as the pepper-box and salt-box which are in constant use in cooking, and hooks should be near at hand for hanging up the poker, lid-lifter, and a coarse towel for use in taking pans from the oven.

    Practical Suggestions for Mother and Housewife

  • The lid-lifter is one of 10 national TV games scheduled for the Warriors, marking the most for Golden State since 2007-08.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • How many of us expected to see Tim Wakefield in mop-up duty in the lid-lifter?

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • Cleveland Browns rallied past the Green Bay Packers, 27-24, in the preseason lid-lifter for each club.

    Eyewitness News

  • There was no word on the viewing audience in the U.S. due to the July 4 holiday weekend but the lid-lifter became the most watched CFL opening game ever on TSN at 1.06 million.

    Toronto Sun

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