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hots 1

pl.n. Slang
Strong feelings of sexual attraction or desire. Used with the.

hots 2

Sliced or chopped pickled hot peppers, used as a garnish or condiment.
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pl n
the hots slang intense sexual desire; lust (esp in the phrase have the hots for someone)
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I have selected a few dishes, and made out a little bill of fare, which will go home in the steamer that precedes me, and be hot when I arrive--as follows:
Just how long she lay in sleepless misery, tossing from side to side of the hot little cot, she did not know; but it seemed to her that it must have been hours before she finally slipped out of bed, felt her way across the room and opened her door.
"But there is another way to make it float, which is to fill it with hot air.
She had done her best to keep warm, had skated till she was tired and hot, then stood watching others till she was chilled; tried to get up a glow again by trotting up and down the road, but failed to do so, and finally cuddled disconsolately under a pine-tree to wait and watch.
"The porridge is too hot, and my breath will cool it."
"This is a small laundry, up country, belongs to Shelly Hot Springs, - hotel, you know.
It was fearful, and they had made up the fire so hot that it was grilling.
The flames bit him, and the hot smoke broiled his skin.
Vassenka drove the horses so smartly that they reached the marsh too early, while it was still hot.
He never went to the Rising Sun; there was a coffee-shop near, where he now and then went, or he bought of an old man, who came to our rank with tins of hot coffee and pies.
It was hot in the room, the inside shutters of which were closed.
Now and then, when the bosses were not looking, you would see them plunging their feet and ankles into the steaming hot carcass of the steer, or darting across the room to the hot-water jets.