hand-me-down

[ hand-mee-doun, han- ]SEE DEFINITION OF hand-me-down
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Not only his clothes, but also his haircuts were hand-me-down.

It was, in all its sad irony, the vulgar "hand-me-down that!"

He was of medium height, dressed fairly well in a hand-me-down, and sported a flaming red necktie.

That's the flat truth, and I'd like to shake your Jake Kasker out of his suit of hand-me-down clothing.

The Socialist cook exchanged his greasy dungarees for a pair of hand-me-down creaseless serge pants.

These hand-me-down religions seldom fit, and professional theology, it seems to me, is mostly a dealing in ol' clo'.

But the junk-dealers, second-hand men, and hand-me-down shop-keepers took in most of the goods.

I have no hand-me-down solution for that; it is the biggest problem that I know of, and I can venture only some suggestions.

For decades, collar-buttons have been on the hand-me-down shelves of humor; it is a mistake in the catalogue.

Because the hand-me-down knowledge is no longer backed by the mental capacity of a Challon.

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