boodling

boodling
\\ˈbüd(ə)liŋ\ noun (-s)
: graft and fraud especially in politics

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  • boodle — boodler, n. /boohd l/, n., v., boodled, boodling. Slang. n. 1. the lot, pack, or crowd: Send the whole boodle back to the factory. 2. a large quantity of something, esp. money: He s worth a boodle. 3. a bribe or other illicit payment, esp. to or… …   Universalium

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