gravy plane
 n.— «Mosiuoa Lekota, the defence minister, has appointed a committee to probe costly flights by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the deputy president, and other VIPs, he announced today.…“It will place the public in a position where objectively the public may be able to determine whether there is a deliberate and illegal or corrupt attempt to provide what people call the gravy plane to certain individuals.”» —“Committee to probe Mlambo-Ngcuka’s flights” (South Africa) Dec. 18, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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