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This tag is for questions about the meaning of a word or a phrase in a specific context, which a dictionary cannot answer. Please give as much context as possible.

The tag is for questions about the meaning of a word or a phrase in a specific context. Use this tag when dictionaries cannot answer such questions. Remember to provide as much detail/context as possible, in particular mention your source and add the link if available.

Here are some questions tagged that provide sufficient details:

  1. What does “crank old Sabbath” refer to?
  2. “Crashing at the Y” What does it mean?
  3. How to understand “he'd be lucky to escape Azkaban” in this context
  4. What does “notoriety” mean here?