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 n.— «Stephen Green, a former Corporal who served in the British army for 9 years and was also a UN peacekeeper, was battered to death by 4 yobs doing a “raise.” A raise is common street slang for a robbery with the purpose of raising cash.» —“Former British Army Corporal Killed by Unemployed Yobs” ShortNews Germany Apr. 23, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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