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black-bag job

noun, Informal.
1.
surreptitious or illegal entry or activity by government agents seeking incriminating evidence.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75, Americanism
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black-bag job

noun phrase

A burglary or robbery done by government agents: In the FBI he'd never had anything to do with the famous black bag jobs/ The involvement of foreign nations or companies in corporate black-bag jobs also has soared up (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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