dog whistle

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dog whistle

n.
1. A whistle used for training or commanding dogs, especially one that emits sound of a frequency too high for most humans to hear.
2. The use of terms that seem innocuous but are intended to convey a hidden and potentially controversial message to a particular audience.
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The Bruins had a season-high 50 shots, but the Lightning made the most of their 18 while capitalizing on a silent whistle, a fortuitous bounce and some early sloppy play by the home team.
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