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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A telephone call or visit made to someone who is not known or not expecting contact, often in order to sell something.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sales call either by telephone or personal presence, made without a referral or without preparing the recipient of the call.
  • v. To call someone without preparation or referral.

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