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stashing
 n.— «Under the old rules, a club could conceivably maintain valuable trading rights to a player by concealing him or placing him on the injured reserve list. The new rule permits only three injured reservists protection on the list. “This accomplishes the original intent of the 1975 rule to prevent clubs from stashing players on the injured reserve for possible use next year.”» —“Csonka, 2 Mates Made Free Agents” New York Times Mar. 20, 1976. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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