tacking
 n.— «Keslo said he agreed with Mortimer to hire McNeilly to the $2,400 per year position on a part-time, on-call basis for the purpose of keeping McNeilly in the state’s pension system. Creating a low-paying position for the pension purposes is a practice, known as “tacking” or “gaming the system.”» —“Democrat alleges pension favors, corruption on board” by John Brand New Jersey Herald (Newton) Feb. 26, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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