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(Of a holiday or trip) that has all the expenses paid by the donor, a company or organization, etc.; especially provided completely free as a gift or competition prize; (also used adverbially) with all the costs covered.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Sunset Magazine.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.