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 v.— «“Don’t gank me,” Kelly says. As a verb, Kelly later explains, “gank” means “to chump you, or play you for a fool.” » —“The New Breed Young St. Louis Cops Look For Seasoning, Respect—And Yogurt” by John M. McGuire St. Louis Post-Dispatch Everyday magazine (Mo.) July 8, 1991. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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