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bootleg

1. verb To produce a fake or unauthorized version or copy of something. I hope you don't still bootleg movies.
2. verb To sell such a fraudulent thing. Is it true that Tom's made a lot of money bootlegging?
3. noun A fake or unauthorized version or copy of something. This must be a bootleg—the quality is terrible.
4. adjective Describing such a fraudulent thing. This must be a bootleg copy—the quality is terrible.

bootleg

1. mod. unauthorized or illegal [copy or something]; illegally obtained. (see also buttlegging.) He crossed the state line to buy cigarettes and then returned by a back road with his bootleg smokes.
2. n. to sell unauthorized or illegal copies; to sell contraband. They arrested the guy for bootlegging current movies on DVDs.
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Bootlegged pop song take books, as stated earlier, emerged from George Goodwin's Tune-Dex cards.
Although figures for bootlegged material dropped, the number of counterfeit CDs doubled.
7 billion to Russia last year alone in bootlegged goods.
But Glickman also noted that even bootlegged movies sold on street corners in the U.
Seven people beside Withers have been arrested in Palmdale for selling, producing or possessing large quantities of bootlegged DVD movies.
Jumpin' Jack Flash'': Bootlegged from the ``Gimme Shelter'' 1969 Altamont concert film, this alternate version features a fantastic lead guitar break from Taylor.
The connection certainly has been bootlegged,'' Mundy said.