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(one's) rooster

slang One's buttocks. Why don't you kids go play outside instead of sitting in here on your roosters playing video games all day?
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sneak the sunrise past a rooster

To do something that is extremely difficult or nearly impossible. Primarily heard in US. Getting a shot past this talented goal keeper has been like sneaking the sunrise past a rooster for the opposing team.
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rooster

(ˈrustɚ)
n. the posterior; one’s butt end. (Because one roosts on it.) Don’t just sit there on your rooster. Get to work.

sneak the sunrise past a rooster

Attempt something that's impossible, or be slick enough to do something by stealth. This predominantly Southern expression was famously used by California Angels first baseman Joe Adock, who said that “trying to sneak a pitch past [Atlanta Braves hitting great] Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.”
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As Cambel updated her Facebook profile picture last June 30, she uploaded a graduation photo where she can be seen posing with a rooster. She also wrote a hilarious caption narrating how the animal actually helped her.
[ClickPress, Thu Jul 04 2019] The growing demand for novel food, rising penetration of internet and demand from increasing aging population is driving the growth of rooster comb extract market globally.
'This is a tall and stout rooster and it has already won several fights,' Faisal said, referring to the encaged rooster.
They caught the rooster and brought him into the house, where my grandfather then proceeded to perform surgery on the rooster and extract the peanuts.
Although government has clamped a ban on rooster's fighting that earlier used to be conducted at open places, especially in Shah Bagh and Wazir Bagh, yet large number of people continue to sell and buy fighter cocks and also there are reports that cocks fighting competitions are still held in many private hujras under the supervision of the influential people in and around Peshawar.
This accessible study examines the impact of various social, political, and economic forces on the people of Rooster Town, a Metis community outside of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada.
Little Rooster is silent, rechargeable, and worn in your panties.
A small dagger about 10 centimetres (four inches) long is tied to each rooster's left ankle.
"My fighter lost today--it won the last time," said Sudira as he helplessly watched his dying rooster be slaughtered to make dinner.
A rooster in an Indian village protected its brood from a venomous snake, killing and swallowing it, as shown in a (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/rooster-cobra-snake-india-attack-spd/) National Geographic video Wednesday.
Each year is also characterized by one of twelve animalsa rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, piga that also is said to determine the personalities of the people born that year.
Rooster Wilson woke with his head on The Mystery in the Old Hollow and a burned-out flashlight lumped under his arm.
Li Jian and Yijin Wert (translator); THE MAGICAL ROOSTER; Shanghai Press (Children's: Picture Books) 16.95 ISBN: 9781602209954
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They had previously refused to move the rooster coop away from their back garden and in December when asked if the family had left their rented accommodation so they would not have to be parted from the birds, Mrs Dowds replied: "We don't want any more hassle."