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have hair on them
 v. phr.— «Mountain Funding, for example, has responded to increased competition by seeking investments “with some degree of hair on them,” Nevid says. The company has found less competition in land development and construction, which may be too speculative for some institutional investors.» —“Mesmerized by Mezzanine” by Matt Hudgins National Real Estate Investor (New York City) Aug. 1, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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