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(Maggie) Tam O’Shanter’s gray mare that lost her tail to the witch. [Scot. Poetry: Burns “Tam O’Shanter”]
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meg(MEGabyte, MEGabit, MEGahertz, etc.). Common slang for some "mega" (million) measurement. The terms "megabits" and "megabytes" are often erroneously interchanged. For details about correct usage, see space/time. See mega and gig.
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