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  • n. A ticket (or similar) allowing a person to leave (a theatre etc) and subsequently re-enter

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Used in, or permitting, passing out.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • I ought to be getting ready for tomorrow, which begins the 48 Hour YA Readathon, where I am reading and reviewing NON-STOP (with minor pass-out breaks) in order to raise money for The Alannah and Madeline Foundation.

    Team ROMANTIC Neurotic Scumweasel.

  • They had reckoned without West, who produced what was ostensibly a penalty double of one no trump in the pass-out seat.

    Eight tricks in two spades

  • Inside the catalogue was a pass-out for a filly that he'd bought the day before.

    Tattenham Corner

  • Today's best bets, by Will HaylerEven the promise of a pint and a free pass-out couldn't lure me away from finalising my Tote 10-to-follow team last night and I look forward to competing against the rest of you in Diegoisgod's mini-league.

    Talking Horses

  • Oddly enough, progressives and certain conservatives may agree with each other more than they do with corporatist Democrats and Republicans in opposing many of the economic policies of Geithner, Summers and Bernanke in their continued use of taxpayer-backed funds to subsidize the toxic assets of the big financial institutions who in turn pass-out multi-million dollar bonuses while being asked to do little for the country in return.

    Miles Mogulescu: How Does it Feel to be Praised by Bill Kristol for Critiquing Corporatism in the Democratic Party?

  • If carbon monoxide poisoing caused the boy to pass-out and fall into the lake, then he would have died of a combination of CO poisoning, CO2 build-up, and O2 deprivation.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Good Job With Those Layers Of Editing

  • If we keep on pushing, there isn't a day that goes by that I don't engage someone, a counter girl, bank teller, I'll stop and talk to cops on the street and ask them how they feel about 9/11, I'll pass-out DVD's, source material, anything to get the numbers.

    Worse Than the Great Depression?

  • You dont want Joann to know you were with me and that you know her whole pass-out thing is a bunch of bull.

    What Would Emma Do?

  • Just as their first power play expired, Sillinger, down in the low right slot, took Mike York's pass-out and fired an uncontested backhand past Vokoun on the short side. - Hockey - Nashville vs. N.Y. Islanders

  • However I am sorry for all those star trek fans out there when I say there is not any “vulcan pinch” instant pass-out move not involving a baseball bat to the head

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Pressure Point Knockout


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