block and slang

block and slang
n. a gold watch and chain
байки рыжие с веснушкой
золотые часы с цепочкой

English-Russian dictionary of the underworld. 2013.

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  • block — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English blok, from Middle French & Middle Dutch; Middle French bloc, from Middle Dutch blok; akin to Old High German bloh block Date: 14th century 1. a compact usually solid piece of substantial… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • block — {{11}}block (n.) solid piece, c.1300, from O.Fr. bloc log, block of wood (13c.), via M.Du. bloc trunk of a tree or O.H.G. bloh, from a common Germanic source, from PIE *bhlugo , from *bhelg a thick plank, beam (see BALK (Cf. balk)). Meaning mould …   Etymology dictionary

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