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1. and stiffed mod. alcohol intoxicated; dead drunk. She knows how to stop drinking before she gets stiff.
2. n. a drunkard. Some stiff staggered by—belching clouds of some beery smell. The guy’s a stiff, and you want to run him for mayor? Even in this town that’s going too far.
3. mod. dead. (Originally underworld.) He’s stiff. There’s nothing that can be done.
4. n. a corpse. (Underworld.) They pulled another stiff out of the river last night. Looks like another mob killing.
5. n. a fellow worker; a fellow tramp. (Originally hobos.) This stiff wants some help finding a flop for the night.
6. tv. to fail to tip someone who expects it. Ya know, you can tell right away when a guy’s gonna stiff you—ya just know. I guess I get stiffed two, three times a day.
7. tv. to cheat someone. The clown selling hot dogs stiffed me for about forty cents.
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The focal, formerly called partial, form, Stiff Limb Syndrome (SLS) is also sometimes associated with anti-GAD antibodies, and usually involves one lower extremity [14].
Stiff person syndrome is a rare disorder, and the presence of atypical findings provides difficulty in diagnosing SPS.
Long after the onset of winter, the stiff stems, with leaves and seed heads still adhering to them, continue to lend structure and colour, even if by now it is a subtle, monochrome biscuit.
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Detailed programme - (700 copies) - two A4 size stiff papers folded in the middle and printed on all eight sides.
Stipa has tall, stiff stems which |look magnificent at season's end
[5] The term 'stiff man syndrome' was coined by Moersch and Woltman.
For the meringue topping, whisk the egg whites with an electric whisk, or using a mixer with a whisk attachment, until they hold stiff peaks.
The symptom of a stiff neck is pain when turning the neck to one side.
Objective: Post-traumatic stiff hand is common a condition which causes pain and disability, the paraffin wax bath and joint mobilizations have the key role in its rehabilitation.
Fred Done Betfred chairman Nicto De Beauchene 2.10 Aintree He's always looked the right sort for the National fences and if he gets into a nice rhythm he'll be difficult to pass Simon Holt Channel 4 commentator Sizing Europe 3.05 Sandown He is the best horse in the race and very well suited by a stiff two miles Richard Johnson Jockey Safran De Cotte 1.25 Sandown He'll appreciate the step up in trip and will love the ground Jessica Harrington Trainer Sizing Europe 3.05 Sandown He ran really well at Down Royal last time and a stiff two miles round Sandown will suit him Tom George Trainer Nacarat 2.45 Aintree He's well in at the weights and everything looks to be in his favour
In our cover story this month, David Stiff, chief housing industry economist and vice president of quantitative research for Fiserv Inc., notes that the housing market correction is in its sixth year as we put a wrap on 2011.
Method Whisk egg white and icing sugar until stiff peaks are formed.
The ProGrip line is available in stiff, flex or full flex blades.
If the condition is allowed to worsen then sufferers may experience drowsiness, confusion, seizures or fits, sensitivity to bright lights, a stiff neck, rapid breathing rate and a blotchy red rash that does not fade or change colour when you place a glass against it.