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buscon
 n.— «Signing is also a major issue currently in the Dominican Republic. Talent hunters, buscones as they call them, journey the streets and fields for ambitious ball players. Buscones promise a chance at professional baseball, but it comes at a price. While agents in the United States charge around five percent of a client’s signing bonus and salary, buscones have been known to demand more than 35 percent.» —“Some Alley Cats still learning to talk the talk” by Matt Lockhart Charleston Daily Mail (West Va.) July 21, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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