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Sweet 16

noun phrase

The last sixteen teams left in the annual college basketball playoffs: Maryland to the Sweet 16

[1990s+ Sports; fr the traditional phrase for a young girl, found by 1826, and still much in use]

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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