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A small fastener on clothing, engaged by pressing its two halves together.
- ‘Another choking hazard are multi-colour educational bears, with buttons and press studs which can be easily detached.’
- ‘The black purse, with a silver zip and press stud, is still missing.’
- ‘The bag is a sort of rounded flattened truncated triangle shape, pleated onto the top band which closes in the centre with a magnetic press stud.’
- ‘Razor blades, combs, buttons, press studs, collar studs, boot laces, thimbles - anything that was small enough to carry and wasn't tea.’
- ‘Perhaps a press stud could also be inserted at the same time as the silicone, to enable their tops to remain attached!’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.