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straight

[OED, in proper order; (of accounts) settled] adj. 1. not in difficulties (financially or otherwise): 1976 Her products sold well and … [she] was "straight". Out of her affluence Sister bought a car (Eneas 34). Are you straight? (i.e. Are you all right now?) (Nassau). (Gen.)

2. proper, honest: You better gimme a straight half 'cause you know you big-eye! (Nassau).

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Last update: 2011-10-30 18:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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