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tote a note
 v. phr.— «Robinson and Hancock, who owns his own tow truck and is self-employed, accompany each other as much as possible for an extra measure of safety. Many of the cars they pick up are for “tote-a-note” lots where nonpayment risk is high.» —“Auto Repo Men Find Job Thrilling Despite Inherent Dangers” by Tami Cissna Tulsa World (Oklahoma) Feb. 8, 1995. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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