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hit the dixie highway

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hit the Dixie highway

verb phrase

To be dismissed from a team: Five major league managers have already been told to hit the Dixie Highway this season

[1960s+ Baseball; the Dixie Highway is US Route 1, going south; when the term was first used, the only teams in the South were minor league]

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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