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pogey

, pogy Canadian slang
1. financial or other relief given to the unemployed by the government; dole
2. unemployment insurance
3. 
a. the office distributing relief to the unemployed
b. (as modifier): pogey clothes
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Aqueles que desejam buscar a questao, podem consultar o apendice V do trabalho dos eruditos classicos Meier e Pogey de Castries sobre a fisiologia das praticas homossexuais na Antiguidade, Histoire de l'amour grec dans l'Antiquite, pp.
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