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goat grab

goat grab
 n.— «The electors munched their way to and from the polling booths, helping themselves to platters of mansef (impolitely described as “the goat grab”) and heaving hillocks of that favourite Kuwaiti sweet, jello.» —“Kuwait: Bedouin Eatanswill” in Kuwait Economist Feb. 28, 1981. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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