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brass monkey

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brass monkey


Very cold weather

[1857+; orig referring to a brass figure of a monkey; not, as widely believed, a nautical term relating to cannonballs]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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