Adam-and-Eve

[ ad-uh m-uh n-eev, -uh nd- ]
/ ˈæd əm ənˈiv, -ənd- /

noun

the puttyroot.

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Origin of Adam-and-Eve

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

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

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

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