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rag the puck

rag the puck
 v. phr.— «Most of the time was consumed by arguments about scheduling of the actual trial. The prosecution accused the defense of what, in hockey parlance, is called “ragging the puck”: stalling until the game is over.» —“The Omar Khadr Case: Redefining War Crimes” by Audrey Macklin Jurist Nov. 4, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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