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soak

1. in. to drink heavily; to get drunk. (see also soaked.) The two old ladies put on their coats and went out to soak.
2. n. a drinking bout. Both guys declined to go out and stayed home and enjoyed a soak in front of the TV.
3. n. a drunkard. Some old soak lay moaning in the gutter.
4. tv. to overcharge someone; to extort money from someone. They soaked me for twenty dollars for the parts, but at least it runs now.
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Horner hit 37 as the Soaks reached 127-4 in dramatic fashion to go through.
And at Eresno State, John Giannini, winemaker for the school's commercial winery, says he certainly got color from cold soaks when he used to work in Sonoma, though he makes less use of the technique working now with valley fruit.
She began our call by running down the standard list of things cold soaks have been shown to do.
It's been one heck of a day at work, and you are ready to soak your troubles away.
The investigation showed that after 4 coats had been applied, the soak back into the primary coat was minimal.
Golcar Soaks replied with an excellent opening stand, Nick Jagger making 36 and Chris Fawcette 29, but then with Wanderers change bowler, Brooke took three for 25 to slow the Soaks' response.
Golcar Soaks are pictured with the trophy after beating Meltham Wanderers in the Waterfront Huddersfield Evening League Emmerson Cup |final at Slaithwaite CC DAVID HUGHES
Drops that hit soil often soak in; some of that water later evaporates, while much of the rest seeps through the earth to replenish aquifers and nourish springs.
Heat soaks caused black and brown streaks to women and sometimes cover the part.
Hey," she adds with a laugh, "at home, they can have the remote control in their hand while enjoying a luxurious foot soak, and no one will complain.
If the piece is yellowed or if there are stains, soak it in a solution of hot water and nonchlorine bleach in a noncorrosive tub.
Delhi sustained severe chemical burns to both front legs when Hawthorn Corporation used undiluted formaldehyde to soak her feet.
Mandara Spa Island Paradise Pampering Bath Soak, PS12, Sainsbury's.
I've heard that I should soak my feet at night in hot water; I've heard that I should soak my feet at night in cold water.
To revive your spirits at the end of a long day, there's nothing like a leisurely foot soak.