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Counterfeit money; funds obtained by corruption.
ETYM French bribe a lump of bread, scraps, leavings of meals (that are generally given to a beggar), Late Lat. briba scrap of bread; cf. Old Fren. briber, brifer, to eat gluttonously, to beg, and Old High Germ. bilibi food.
Payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment; SYN. payoff.
Someone who pays (or otherwise incites) someone else to commit a wrongful act; SYN. suborner.
ETYM Cf. w. bwng orfice, bunghole, Irish buinne tap, spout, OGael. buine.
Plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask; SYN. spile.
The stopper especially in the bunghole of a cask; also; bunghole.
The cecum or anus especially of a slaughtered animal.
(French) “sweetness, sweetener”; bribe; gratuity; gentleness of manner.Gentleness or sweetness; a subtly offered bribe.
ETYM Old Eng. dropsie, dropesie, Old Fren. idropisie, French hydropisie, Latin hydropisis, Greek from hydro water. Related to Water, Hydropsy.
An unnatural collection of serous fluid in any serous cavity of the body, or in the subcutaneous cellular tissue.
Old-fashioned name for edema.
A percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster.
ETYM Old Eng. sop, soppe; akin to as. soepan to sup, to sip, to drink, Dutch sop sop, German suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. Related to Sup, Soup.
1. Piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid; SYN. sops.
2. A concession given to mollify or placate.