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jammed up

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jammed up

adjective phrase

in a jam: You are jammed up (1940s+)

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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  • They must be jammed up with the other debris at the bottle neck below.

    The Flying Reporter

    Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
  • You'll be jammed up against the wall of that building in half a minute.

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • He was washed along and got jammed up betwixt the roots of a sycamore.

    Horse-Shoe Robinson

    John Pendleton Kennedy
  • I ain't got no vote, an' besides, my cabin's so jammed up I can't breathe.

    Smoke Bellew Jack London
  • The young bridge tender caught the blow on the arm, and the next moment had Percy jammed up against the iron railing to one side.

    The Young Bridge-Tender Arthur M. Winfield
  • Jean Baudin was jammed up in a corner, behind a barricade of chairs, and was howling miserably, entreating to be let out.

  • The foremast had been jammed up by the breaking of the keelson where it was set, and hung over the side.

    Freaks of Fortune Oliver Optic
  • Bumpus was jammed up against his seat-mate Giraffe, and came near crushing the elongated scout, such was his bulk.

  • As he staggered back under the impact, Percival's right fore-arm was jammed up under his chin.

    West Wind Drift George Barr McCutcheon
  • And as I came out poor Mr. Bradley was jammed up against the wall.

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