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A residential home for elderly people.
- ‘‘A generation ago, it was still routine for elderly parents to come to live with the family in order to see out their final days; these days we rely on institutionalised granny farming - maximum security twilight homes, as Dame Edna Everage calls them - to do the job for us’.’
- ‘She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia.’
- ‘An awkward minority group, they are often ignored by their families and, funds permitting, banged up in twilight homes.’
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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.