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old-boy network

[ohld-boi] /ˈoʊldˈbɔɪ/
noun
1.
an exclusive network that links members of a profession, social class, or organization or the alumni of a particular school through which the individuals assist one another in business, politics, etc.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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