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dynamite charge

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dynamite charge

noun phrase

(also Allen charge, deadlock charge) A very strong charge given by a judge to a jury, seeking to ensure a verdict: might have been better off had the jury been instructed with a dynamite charge

[1990s+ Lawyers; fr a punning use of charge]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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