short-sheet

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short-sheet

To make a bed by doubling up the sheets. Typically done as a trick to prevent one from fully stretching out in bed. Whenever the team goes on a road trip, someone's bed inevitably gets short-sheeted. Come on, we're going to short-sheet my brother's bed before he gets home!
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After 25 years of investigating watered-down gasoline, false-bottomed cookie boxes, short sheets and 15-ounce pounds of meat, Bill Korth is retiring as county sealer of weights and measures.