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slang The piano. A reference to the eighty-eight keys of a piano. Tom got up and played an amazing tune on the eighty-eight. It was a classy place. The waiters were all in tuxedos and there was a woman in the corner playing on the eighty-eight the whole evening.
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n. a piano. (Pianos have eighty-eight keys.) Sam can really beat the eighty-eight.
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