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I suppose it does sound like a bit of a [...]


Conwy
via The Full Circle Project
I suppose it does sound like a bit of a banking name.

shill (n.)

"one who acts as a decoy for a gambler, auctioneer, etc.," 1916, probably originally circus or carnival argot, probably a shortened form of shillaber (1913) with the same meaning, origin unknown. The verb is attested from 1914. Related: Shilled; shilling.

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