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blind pig (plural blind pigs)

  1. (US, slang) A blind tiger or speakeasy. [from 19th c.]
    • 1993, TC Boyle, The Road to Wellville, Penguin, published 1994, page 29:
      This was […] the woman whose every look and movement stirred him in a way he couldn't describe (but had tried to, time and again, to his classmates, to the rare Barnard girl he asked to the theater or a concert, and to the tarts and working girls he discovered in the blind pigs and outside the vaudeville houses).
  2. (Southern US) A police officer who has been bribed to ignore illegal activities.

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