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swindle sheet

noun, Slang.
an expense account.
a log sheet, as kept by a trucker, cab driver, hourly worker, or the like.
Origin of swindle sheet
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He was only three years behind in his taxes now and this extra moola on the swindle-sheet could bring him two months closer.

    The Mighty Dead William Campbell Gault
British Dictionary definitions for swindle-sheet

swindle sheet

a slang term for expense account
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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swindle sheet

noun phrase

(also cheat sheet, scandal sheet) An expense account: Only one goes on the swindle sheet (entry form 1923+)

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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