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two-by-four

slang Very small or cramped. Used before a noun. The only thing I can afford in this city is a tiny two-by-four apartment. They stuck the accountant in a two-by-four office in the basement of the company.
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two-by-four

mod. small. A two-by-four office with a chair and a desk was where Marlowe hung out.
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