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  • A stage whisper, a whisper that is meant to be heard.

    August 1, 2008

  • (noun) - (1) A very short space of time.

    --Jon Bee's Slang: A Dictionary, 1823

    (2) Synonymous with "cockstride," cock's tread.

    --John Hotten's Slang Dictionary, 1887

    (3) You'll find yourself in bed in something less than a pig's whisper.

    --Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers, 1837

    January 17, 2018