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Sloane Ranger

[slohn] /sloʊn/
a member of a trendy and acquisitive set of largely upper-middle-class young people of London, England.
Origin of Sloane Ranger
1970-75; blend of Sloane Square, London, and Lone Ranger hero of radio and television Westerns Unabridged
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Sloane Ranger

noun (in Britain)
(informal) a young upper-class or upper-middle-class person, esp a woman, having a home in London and in the country, characterized typically as wearing expensive informal country clothes Also called Sloane
Word Origin
C20: coined by Peter York, punning on Sloane Square, London SW1, and Lone Ranger, television cowboy character
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a lidded electrical casserole that cooks at lower temperatures (300-325 degrees) over a longer time; also called crockpot , crock pot


See slow-cook

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