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wobbler
 n.— «Second point on the jurisdiction of the court—certain offenses are what California lawyers call “wobblers”—they can be charged as either felonies OR misdemeanors [which is max of one year in California parlance].» —“Re: Criminal record” by Folinskyinla Usenet: alt.visa.us.marriage-based June 16, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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