"lame duck" Definition

  1. a stockjobber who speculates beyond his capital, and cannot pay his losses. Upon retiring from the Exchange he is said to “waddle out of the Alley.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1953 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: lamming, lammy, land-lubber, land-shark, lane, lap, lap., lark, larrence, larrup
Previous words in the dictionary: lamb’s wool, lambasting, lagging gage, lagger, lagged, lag, ladies’ mile, ladder, lacing, laced

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