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bootleg

[′büt‚leg]
(mining engineering)
A hole, shaped somewhat like the leg of a boot, caused by a blast that has failed to shatter the rock properly.
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Drawing on the history of Blue Laws and Prohibition, Yandle noted that public policies tend to be supported by "bootleggers," who saw their incomes increase as a result of a particular policy (as bootleggers did under Prohibition and under Blue Laws), and "Baptists," who supported public policies for moral reasons (Baptists tended to support prohibition and Blue Laws because they believed that alcohol was evil).
Bootleggers and Baptists knew what was in and not in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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The policeman asked for Dhs500 in return for covering up for me and I gave him Dhs300," said the bootlegger, who was staying illegally in the UAE.
Moreover, the BJP veteran stayed at a hotel in Daman during his visit, which also belongs to an alleged bootlegger.
The 20-month jail term is thought to be the highest sentence handed out to a bootlegger in this country.
troops are shutting down bootleggers and giving their gas away for free in an effort to control the price of gasoline, protect the livelihoods of gas-station owners and employees, and in the long term, reduce the wait and encourage investment in gas distribution," continued the Times report.
A MIDLAND music bootlegger has highlighted the piracy crisis facing the pop industry -by downloading the UK Top Ten singles for just 25p.
He added: "The professional bootlegger is still going to come here, despite ferry fare increases.
They are Saturday winners Barton and King's Road, plus To Your Honour, Alexander Banquet, Musical Mayhem, Bootlegger and Symonds Inn.
For instance, under NAFTA, if a Mexican corporation decided to "bootleg" Madonna's new video, the American video company could use trade sanctions against the bootlegger.
ASI Mohammad Ramzan from Karachi Company police arrested a bootlegger Rehan Masih and recovered 20 wine bottles from him.