handbagging


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handbagging

(ˈhændˌbæɡɪŋ)
n
an assault with a handbag
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A STAFFORDSHIRE woman came up with an unusual way of promoting her new business - handbagging a Villa match referee.
Lady Thatcher, whose robust way of dealing with political critics was dubbed "handbagging", said last night: "I'm thrilled so much money has been raised for this excellent cause.
A spokeswoman for the auction organisers Handbag.com, said: "Handbagging was a phrase associated with Mrs Thatcher, so her handbag is something to have."