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ball of wax

noun, Informal.
everything, including all details, parts, etc., relating to a particular matter:
He came back from Chicago with the contract for the whole ball of wax.
Origin of ball of wax
First recorded in 1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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ball of wax

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the whole ball of wax

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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