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English definition of “scalp”

scalp

verb [T] (SELL)    /skælp/ US informal
to buy things, such as theatre tickets, at the usual prices and then sell them, when they are difficult to get, at much higher pricesTrafficking and racketeering
(Definition of scalp verb (SELL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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