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boulangerie

noun
a French or French-style bakery; a bakery that specializes in baking and selling bread
Welcome to The Wee Boulangerie, we are a genuine artisan bakery in the heart of Edinburgh's Southside.
Submitted by: HF Chan from Hong Kong on 19/05/2015

sorrel

adjective
1
(used especially about horses) reddish-brown
Some of the camels are reddish, others sorrel, others brown, some even are white, but dun is the most frequent colour.
2
also a noun: a reddish-brown horse
Submitted by: Ulhas from India on 19/05/2015

red Toryism

noun
in the UK and Canada, a school of thought within Conservatism that favours traditional values and devolution of power to local organisations to deal with economic and social problems
Red Toryism combines economic egalitarianism with social conservatism, calling for an end to the monopolisation of society and the private sphere by the state and the market.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/05/2015

Blue Labour

noun
a school of thought in the UK Labour party that favours conservative social policies, corporatist economic policies and a big role for local communities
Blue Labour has been the only significant movement of new ideas to emerge during the last five years.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/05/2015

shy Tory

noun
in the UK, someone who votes for the conservatives but doesn't tell people about their support for the party
“I think there are a lot more teachers who are quietly Conservative than most people think,” says one shy Tory.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/05/2015

outbrag

verb
to boast more than; to surpass in boasting
The streets are filled with very loud industry types, trying to outbrag each other with tales of parties you haven’t been invited to.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/05/2015

crypto party

noun
a get-together where people can learn how to use tools that help them protect their privacy and security online
Cryptoparties are a great way for anyone to learn how to install and use tools to help secure their online communications.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/05/2015

cyber loafer

noun
1
a person who surfs the Internet during working hours, when he should be working
2
also a verb
I am guilty of it but when I do have things to do I tend to get side tracked and “cyber loaf” around at times.
Submitted by: Vera from United Kingdom on 16/05/2015

you can take it to the bank

phrase
there is no doubt about it
If he makes a promise, you can take it to the bank.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 15/05/2015

keep/have one's eyes on the prize

noun
to try very hard to succeed or get what you want
Just try to keep your eyes on the prize and you'll never fail.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 15/05/2015

ectotherm

noun
an animal such as a fish or reptile that cannot maintain its body temperature independently of the environment
Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/05/2015

endotherm

noun
an animal such as a bird or mammal that can maintain its body temperature independently of the environment
Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/05/2015

opah

noun
a fish found off the shores of Australia and the US that is fully warm-blooded
The deep-water opah becomes the first fish known to regulate its own temperature, using heat from its flapping fins to warm its heart and brain.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/05/2015

dad bod

noun
a body type typical of a man who eats a bit too much and isn't super-fit
In her post, Mackenzie describes the Dad Bod as "a nice balance between a beer gut and working out".
Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/05/2015

collision bulkhead

noun
usually the first bulkhead aft of the chain locker on a ship which is specially reinforced to absorb a collision
Our berthing compartment was directly aft of the collision bulkhead.
Submitted by: Canhead from United States on 15/05/2015

lignin

noun
a complex organic polymer deposited in the cell walls of many plants
Submitted by: master gardener from United States on 14/05/2015

defang

verb
make (something) harmless or ineffectual
The president had largely defanged the opposition.
Submitted by: Pupak from United Kingdom on 14/05/2015

aglet

(also aiglet)
noun
a small piece of plastic or metal placed on the ends of a shoelace or rope, to stop it from fraying
Submitted by: Deepikarthi from India on 14/05/2015

andouille

noun
a type of spicy sausage made from pork
It is easy to make an andouille casserole.
Submitted by: Harry from United States on 14/05/2015

short money

noun
in the UK Parliament, an annual payment to opposition parties to help them with their costs
Short money is intended to help fund a parliamentary opposition that doesn’t have the benefit of the Civil Service.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/05/2015