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brown-bag
 v.— «On the farm, brown-bagging is the practice of selling harvested, government-protected varieties of seed to other farmers for future planting at discount prices. On Wednesday, in an 8-1 victory for the nation’s seed industry, the Supreme Court sharply limited agricultural brown-bagging. » —“High Court Limits Brown-Bagging Of Seeds” in Washington, D.C. Salt Lake Tribune (Utah) Jan. 19, 1995. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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