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colloquialism

Vox populi A term of ordinary everyday speech, conversational. See Medical slang.
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Beretta added a feature colloquially called a slide catcher to prevent injury in case of slide breakage.
The disease, colloquially known as swamp cancer, appears in fall or early winter in areas with ponds and wetlands, habitats where Pythium thrives, the AKC Canine Health Foundation says.
The Model 1873 was colloquially known as 'the gun that won the west' and was saluted in the 1950 James Stewart film Winchester '73, while Confederates soldiers in the American Civil War called the Henry "that damned Yankee rifle that they load on Sunday and shoot all week!" vvEasy as 1-2-3 1how many times has JP McManus 123 2 won the Christmas Hurdle?
The European Organization for Nuclear Research, colloquially known as CERN, operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world outside of Geneva, Switzerland.
The documents were discovered in a special archive - known colloquially in Whitehall as the "cabinet secretaries' files" - containing "sensitive, historic papers".
And second, "A Brief Chronicle of Jeff and his Role in What is Colloquially Known as The End of Civilization,"' a story that deploys its intricate intelligence with such ingenuity that it transcends its archness and lurches into the realm of the disquieting.
The rapid cyclogenesis - known colloquially as a "weather bomb" - is a deep low-pressure system moving slowly eastwards between Scotland and Iceland.
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Colloquially known as the "Big Mountain Jesus," the statue was erected by the Knights of Columbus in 1953 allegedly as a war memorial and sits on federal land near the Big Mountain Ski Resort.
And said a total of three million of its XbOnes (as the device is colloquially know to tech hacks) were sold in 2013 (vs 4.2 million PS4s - 2.1 million of which were sold in the first two weeks).
Translator David Brookshaw renders this colloquially written story about eleven-year-old Mwanito confronting a legacy of war.
You'd always prefer your singer songwriters musically/lyrically adept and colloquially clumsy than vice versa.