"dirty half-hundred" Definition

  1. a nickname given to the 50th Regiment on account of their tattered and soiled appearance during the Peninsular War. A term to be proud of, as it implies much work and little reward.

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Position in the dictionary: 995 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: disguised, dish, dithers, dittoes, ditty-bag, diver, do, do the high, dobie, doctor
Previous words in the dictionary: dirt, dipped, dingy, ding, dine out, dinarly, dimmock, dimber-damber, dimber, dilly-dally

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