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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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The Bootleg Beatles' schedule of performances follows: Monday, Sept.
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The concerts will feature The Bootleg Beatles performing their authentic renditions of the greatest songs from the entire Beatles catalogue.
IT was 30 years today - well, give or take a couple of weeks - that the Bootlegs began to play.
The Bootleg Beatles are currently on a 27-date Christmas tour with a date at the Liverpool Empire on December 6.
A report by the British Institute of Innkeeping has revealed the alarming growth in the trade in bootleg alcohol.
The Bootleg Beatles UK tour comes on the back of gigs in Australasia, Malaysia and Hong Kong and Steve is looking forward to playing in the Toon again.
Bootleg seeks to find new ways for companies to differentiate and innovate in their markets by uncovering their customers' deepest and latent needs and motivations and then translating these insights into nontraditional and creative strategies.
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To celebrate the Bootleg Beatles coming to Newcastle City Hall on Saturday, December 15, Culture Club members have the chance to win a pair of tickets to the gig.
For 31 years The Bootleg Beatles have been setting new standards for extravagant shows that are joyful and celebratory congregations, parading those iconic songs that have woven themselves into the fabric of people's lives, whatever part of the planet they may be on.
BOOTLEG copies of rare vinyl records by artists including Michael Jackson, Madonna and Kylie worth more than pounds 40,000 have been seized from a Birmingham warehouse.
The Bootleg Beatles' own Lennon, Neil Harrison, is retiring so they have approached the Counterfeit's Reuven Gershon to step in.