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bag job

noun, Slang.
illegal entry, especially as authorized by an agency of the federal government to gather criminal evidence, install listening devices, etc.
Origin of bag job
First recorded in 1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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bag job

noun phrase

A theft or burglary, esp of files, documents, etc •Became current during the early 1970s Watergate affair: Someone had done a bag job on his precious files/ They're calling it a bag job (1970s+)

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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