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Adam-and-Eve

[ad-uh m-uh n-eev, -uh nd-]
noun
  1. the puttyroot.
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Origin of Adam-and-Eve

First recorded in 1780–90
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Examples from the Web for adam-and-eve

Historical Examples

  • The Adam-and-Eve never heard of such a thing as "a dressing-room."

    Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)

    Various

  • “I hear your infant introduced an Adam-and-Eve scene into her party,” Mrs. Page continued.

    The Cricket

    Marjorie Cooke