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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BROKEN-FOR-NEB, adj.phr. Used “of an egg which is chipped by the beak of the chicken within just prior to coming out or being hatched” (Ork. 1929 Marw.).

Broken-for-neb adj. phr.

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