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A beer bottle with a long, narrow neck and a capacity of 330 ml.‘bored cowhands sipped longnecks’as modifier ‘Stormy went up to the counter for a pair of longneck beers’
- ‘She took the longneck he held and set it on the bar behind her.’
- ‘To give their customers the broad range of beverages 21st century diners expect, some are looking beyond the world of longnecks and plastic cups.’
- ‘Ebb brings the longneck to her lips, takes a tiny sip and cannot remember when she has last had alcohol.’
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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.