Police in Los Angeles had good luck with a robbery suspect who just couldn’t control himself during a lineup.
When detectives asked each man in the lineup to repeat the words, “Give me all your money or I’ll shoot,”
the man shouted, “That’s not what I said!”
—n. Apparatus used to scoop up oysters etc., or to clear mud etc., from a river or sea bed. —v. (-ging) 1 (often foll. By up) a bring up or clear (mud etc.) With a dredge. B bring up (something forgotten) (dredged it all up).
- clean with or use a dredge. [origin uncertain]
- v. (-ging) sprinkle with flour, sugar, etc. [earlier = sweetmeat, from french]
—v. - wet thoroughly.
- force (an animal) to take medicine. —n. Dose of medicine for an animal. [old english]
adj. (-ier, -iest) colloq. (of clothes or a person) smart, elaborate, elegant. dressiness n.