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straw sale

straw sale
 n.— «The NRA has blocked efforts to end what’s called “straw sales”: Buying handguns in bulk so they can then be turned around and sold to people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to pass a background check.» —“Our Biggest Gun Problem? The NRA” by Ken Schram KOMO-TV (Seattle, Wash.) Mar. 28, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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