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bag job

noun, Slang.
1.
illegal entry, especially as authorized by an agency of the federal government to gather criminal evidence, install listening devices, etc.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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bag job

noun phrase

A theft or burglary, esp of files, documents, etc •Became current during the early 1970s Watergate affair: Someone had done a bag job on his precious files/ They're calling it a bag job (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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