Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small sausage resembling a frankfurter, often served as an hors d'oeuvre.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Vienna .

Examples

  • Keiko turned to pick up the net-and shrieked A leather-winged shape zipped past, skimmed the top of the tank, then flapped off with Kit's lunch.

    Time Scout

  • This contact was entrenched well enough in the neo-pagan community that she'd have known if our group was in that net-and they aren't.

    Burning Water

  • Stick in a paragraph to let you pay the corporation any discrepancy out of your net-and there will indeed be a net; I don't stick with a business that doesn't make money, I always cut my losses.

    Time Enough For Love

  • So I unfastened my safety net-and fell headfirst into the nose.

    Neutron Star

  • But Beijing's lame attempts to suppress "Egypt" on the net-and the admission that "democracy" is spreading-make Chinese officials look fearful as well as inept.

    Forbes.com: News

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