from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The entire unscreened output of a coal-mine.
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If you will agree to let up on this push-drive-urge stuff; stop long enough to read a book, to laugh at Jiggs or Popeye or Dagwood, or any of the other funnies, go with me over to Adot where the mine-run folks can see what a big, fine upstanding partner I've got, why I'll have that little, old nine thousand in here by Saturday.
That experience is as demoralizing to great men as to the mine-run.
Kimbrough, 128 S. Ct. at 575 ( "[C] loser review may be in order when the sentencing judge varies from the Guidelines based solely on the judge's view that the Guidelines range fails to properly reflect § 3553 (a) considerations even in a mine-run case." (internal quotation and citation omitted)).
Landau, a computer engineer who lives in Linwood, New Jersey, finds a recent citation of “ordinary, mine-run politicians” and adds, “You really ought to look up Robert E. Lee’s celebrated victory over the Union on Dec. 2, 1863.”