fair shake, a
An equitable bargain or opportunity, as in You can always count on the boss to give his crew a fair shake. This expression probably alludes to the shaking of dice. [Colloquial; early 1800s]
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
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