Table Muscle - A pot belly.
Taffy - Flattery.
Tail-Race - The water course leading
from a mill after it has passed the water-wheel.
'Taint - A corrupt abbreviation for it
Leave - To desert, sneak off without permission.
- Grieve. "Don't take on so."
Take the Rag Off
- Surpass, beat all. "Well, if that don't take the rag off the bush."
Take the Starch Out - Extinguish one's
conceit, widely applied to weakening, refuting or deterioration.
Talk a donkey's hind leg off - To talk
with no purpose.
who worked for the Aztec Land & Cattle
Company, known as the Hashknife Outfit, in
"took the rag off" many other "saddle
stiffs." Photo, 1897.
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