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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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which describe the arrest of an eighty-year-old woman named Sarah Yagoda for purchasing bootlegged song sheets in 1930 (p.
To encourage productive bootlegging-and to bring bootlegged projects into the open--managers should create an environment that respects and rewards innovation efforts, even when they are not completely successful.
* Ninety-five percent of music sold in Peru is on bootlegged discs.