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noun 
  1. (colloquial) a silly or stupid person
    • 2003, The Gilmore Girls (TV, episode 4.07)
    • :"The fire department is out here because some parked in the red zone."
      1. a special ornamental typographical symbol, for example, a bullet, an arrow, a pointing hand, etc.
    • 1982, The Elements of Editing: A Modern Guide for Editors and Journalists, Arthur Plotnik, p.8
    • :"The compulsive editor, when checking the specs on an article, can't help checking also for such items as initial capital and closing , if they are used routinely. These decorative items have a way of being forgotten..."
      1. an architectural style of apartment building, where the second storey overhangs an area for parking cars

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