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play the blocks

[cf. BLOCKS; Australian do the block to lounge on the promenade OEDS I) v. phr. to stand about conversing on a street corner (usually of young males in a group): Unfortunately when the youth have nothing to do, they play the blocks all day (COB). = PLAY 'BOUT, PLAY 'ROUND (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-20 15:21
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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