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A boss's deputy, especially in the Mafia or another criminal organization.
- ‘It had a boss and an underboss and crews with captains.’
- ‘As the story goes, Carlotta brought Dino to see her father, and in return Carboni wanted Dino to work for him as his underboss, and marry Carlotta.’
- ‘It was in this place that Drogan would come to receive his assignments from Vincenzo Vasanti's underboss, Tony Argenti.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.