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five-by-five

[fahyv-bahy-fahyv] /ˈfaɪv baɪˈfaɪv/
adjective, Slang: Facetious.
1.
short and fat.
Origin of five-by-five
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • He walked over to the nearby table and opened a box some twelve inches long and five-by-five inches in cross-section.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He walked over to the nearby table and opened a box some twelve inches long and five-by-five inches in cross section.

    Anything You Can Do Gordon Randall Garrett

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