whack up
transitive verb Date: circa 1893 to divide into shares

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  • whack-up — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: whack up : the act of whacking up; specifically : the division of the loot of a robbery …   Useful english dictionary

  • whack up — transitive verb Etymology: whack (II) : to divide into shares a tidy $3,000,000 profit which they whacked up among themselves Time …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whack up — divide up; share …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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  • whack — I. /wæk / (say wak) Colloquial –verb (t) 1. to strike with a smart, resounding blow or blows. 2. to put or place, especially roughly or quickly: whack it down here; I ll just whack on a CD. –noun 3. a smart, resounding blow: a whack with her hand …   Australian English dictionary

  • Whack — Whack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whacked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whacking}.] [Cf. {Thwack}.] 1. To strike; to beat; to give a heavy or resounding blow to; to thrash; to make with whacks. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Rodsmen were whackingtheir way through… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whack-O! — was a British sitcom TV series starring Jimmy Edwards.The series (in black and white) ran on the BBC from 1956 to 1960. Edwards took the part of Professor James Edwards M.A., the drunken, gambling, devious, cane swishing headmaster who tyrannised …   Wikipedia

  • whack — whacker, n. /hwak, wak/, v.t. 1. to strike with a smart, resounding blow or blows. 2. Slang. to divide into or take in shares (often fol. by up): Whack the loot between us two. v.i. 3. to strike a smart, resounding blow or blows. 4. whack off, a …   Universalium

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