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2 definitions by Jon C. Hopwood

 
1.
Noun. (Hollywood slang): An article of clothing made from elasticized fabric that encirclies the body at the waist effecting the compression of the abdomen for the purpose of making the wearer seem slimmer; a girdle.

See also: corset
Nick Nolte told Rolling Stone that when he made "Cannery Row" he was so overweight he was forced to wear a 'Richard Dreyfus Special' during filming.
by Jon C. Hopwood March 04, 2006
 
2.
Function: noun
(military slang) An aircraft carrier (a warship with a flight deck on which airplanes can be launched and landed).
"I was lucky during 'Nam," the Marine veteran told me. "For the duration of my tour, I pulled sea duty on the Big Bird Cage."
by Jon C. Hopwood March 02, 2006