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A hairstyle in which the hair is swept back at the sides to meet in an upturned point in back.


(Hairdressing & Grooming) another name for duck's arse


1. Dictionary of Americanisms.
2. District Attorney.



n., pl. DAs, DA's.
a hairstyle in which the hair is slicked back on both sides to overlap at the back of the head like a duck's tail. Also called ducktail .
[euphemistic abbr. of duck's ass]


1. daughter.
2. day.


1. delayed action.
2. direct action.
3. District Attorney.
4. doesn't answer.
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