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clip joint

n. a business establishment that cheats customers. The clip joint on Fourth Street was busted last night.
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The effect is stunning - and all the better when seen in 3D - while the campy, over-the-top vibe and the settings of smoky clip joints, ratty flophouses and backstreets over-run by badass babes make the violence surprisingly easy to swallow.
The effect is stunning, and all the better when seen in 3D, while the over-the-top, campy vibe and the settings of smoky clip joints, ratty flophouses and backstreets overrun by badass babes make the violence
Tenders are invited for Railway Equipment - Clip Joints and Switches and the Switch Electromechanisms Srcf Galati
Having paid a visit or two to these sports-themed clip joints, it's obvious what basic element they lack -- a manly menu of styles, based on athletic hero worship.
The clip joints that are greyhound tracks will echo ever more eerily for a while; and then, one has to suppose, the game will simply die, its memory kept alive perhaps by the virtual version its owners have shown they're perfectly happy to peddle instead.
These clubs are a far cry from the dingy East End pubs where women stripped and passed around a pint glass for tips or the ultra-sleazy clip joints of Soho.
Along with older brother Charlie, the twins had first made their mark as professional boxers in the 50s, using their physical strength to extend their 'business interests' running clubs and cheap clip joints.
The starting point is a clean-up operation of Soho's notorious clip joints - places where punters were taken for a ride in more ways than one, though never in the way they hoped for.