Boston slang for shady or sketchy.
In Boston and vicinity, a neighborhood shop selling soft drinks, sandwiches, miscellaneous grocery items, etc. Known elsewhere as a bodega, a convenience store, or a deli.
A synonym for nervous or anxious in Maine.
Basically the same thing as a grinder (see above). A term used primarily in Italian neighborhoods in East Boston, said to be short for “spucadella,” an Italian-American name (of uncertain origins) for a kind of long, hard roll.
A Massachusetts State trooper (or “troopah”).