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keep it down to a dull roar

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keep it down to a dull roar

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To be quiet, or quieter: How about keeping the noise level down to a dull roar?/ Earl thrives on controversy, and we're trying so hard to go the other way or, at least, keep it to a loud roar (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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