dead wagon
 n.— «He said he was told he was “in a bottle already,” and in two weeks three-fourths of his customers, from 300 to 400, were taken away from him by the organization underselling with the “dead wagons.”» —“Swear Syrup Ring Boasted City ‘Pull’” New York Times Aug. 7, 1931. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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