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slammer

1. slang Short for "tequila slammer," a cocktail typically consisting of tequila, lemon or lime juice, and sparkling white wine, mixed together by slamming the bottom of the glass on a hard surface to mix the ingredients together and cause the sparkling wine to foam up. I remember drinking slammers after dinner, and then it all gets blurry after that.
2. In the game of pogs or milk caps, the heavy piece (often plastic or metal) that is thrown down on the stack of discs during gameplay. Sweet slammer, dude! Is that Sonic the Hedgehog on there?

the slammer

slang Prison. I hear Tom's dad has been in the slammer for the past four years! You're going to wind up in the slammer if you keep hanging around with that no-good bunch.
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slammer

1. n. a jail. I got out of the slammer on Monday and was back in by Wednesday.
2. n. a slam dunk. He really has that slammer perfected!
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Hubby departed hastily when the Lone Rangers went on a law-enforcing spree and picked up a close buddy of his, who's still in the slammer. The case against the buddy is, amongst other things, of aiding and abetting the now out-of-favour Quaid-e-Qiwam.
EDWINA CURRIE'S ex-policeman husband reckons the I'm A Celebrity contestants will be wishing the newcomer had been locked in The Slammer.
The four celebrities - without scared Gemma, who made her way on foot - zip wired across the valley in the dark and into the slammer - with no beds, shower and only porridge to eat.
Viewers will find out which group stayed in the Slammer on tonight's show at 9pm on ITV.
Qatada, who the Government keeps forlornly attempting to extradite, is presently in the slammer for breaching his bail conditions.
The former world hip-hop freestyle champion will appear on CBBC show The Slammer at 5pm.
By now, some Outtakes readers have heard of, seen, read or--and we certainly hope this is not the case--appeared in The Slammer, the weekly tabloid that sells for $1 at about 140 gas stations, convenience stores and a few liquor stores in central Arkansas.
But The Slammer, a paper completely devoted to mug shots and crime stories, has scored a winning formula in putting perps on Page One.
Mayor Bloomberg said that, if found guilty, Burress could expect a three-and-a-half-year automatic term in "the slammer" andndash; although he could serve anything up to 15.
Big House The Birdman Pinot Grigio 2006, made from 78% pinot grigio and 22% sauvignon blanc sourced in Monterey County, is a refreshing white with apple and citrus flavors; Big House The Lineup G/S/M 2006 is made from 50% grenache (the G), 30% syrah (the S) and 20% mourvedre (the M), featuring raspberries, blackberries and some spice; Big House The Slammer Syrah 2006, made from 85% syrah and 15% petite sirah from Monterey; and Big House The Prodigal Son Petite Sirah 2005, is made of 100% petite sirah from Paso Robles.
Big House The Birdman Pinot Grigio 2006, made from 78% pinot grigio and 22 % sauvignon blanc sourced in Monterey County, is a refreshing white with apple and citrus flavors; Big House The Lineup G/S/M 2006 is made from 50% grenache (the G), 30% syrah (the S) and 20% mourvedre (the M), featuring raspberries, blackberries and some spice; Big House The Slammer Syrah 2006, made from 85% syrah and 15% petite sirah from Monterey; and Big House The Prodigal Son Petite Sirah 2005, is made of 100% petite sirah from Paso Robles.
In the larger scheme of things, it is not very important whether Jefferson goes to the slammer. The guy who gave him the freezer cash got sentenced to seven years, after all.
All POG flipped over by the slammer were won by that player.
Straight out of the slammer and into the cash, Christian Hosoi has recently signed deals with Quiksilver and Spitfire, with rumors of a DC spot available once he is back to his fighting form.
The Pillar Axiom consists of three independently-scalable components: the Slammer storage controllers, Brick disk modules and the Pilot storage management software.