pit boss

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Origin of pit boss

1915–20, for an earlier sense; Americanism
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  • Could a man be brave enough to protest to a pit-boss when his body was numb with weariness?

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    Upton Sinclair

  • The pit-boss poured down his whiskey, and set the glass on the bar.

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    Upton Sinclair

  • Hal was glad of this opportunity to get better acquainted with his pit-boss.

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    Upton Sinclair

  • It was exactly as Alec Stone, the pit-boss, had explained to Hal.

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  • The pit-boss rose from his chair and knocked the ashes from his pipe.

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    Upton Sinclair