can shaker

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  1. n.
    a fund-raiser. (As if a person were holding a can for the solicitation of coins from passersby.) : Fred was a professional can-shaker for a museum. Maybe he has some ideas as to how we can raise some money.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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