"beat" Definition

  1. the allotted range traversed by a policeman on duty.
  2. or BEAT-HOLLOW, to surpass or excel; also “BEAT into fits,” and “BEAT badly.”
  3. “DEAD-BEAT,” wholly worn out, done up.

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Position in the dictionary: 129 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: beater-cases, beaver, bebee, bed-fagot, bed-post, bee, beef-headed, beefy, beeline, beery
Previous words in the dictionary: bearer-up, bear-up, bear-leader, bear, beans, beaker-hunter, beak, beach-comber, be-blowed, be-argered

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