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  • noun a form of crime, occurring in Brazil and Portugal, in which a group of criminals surround a location (usually a beach or tunnel) and steal every object in it

Etymologies

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From Portuguese arrastão ("dragnet"), from arrastar ("to trawl; to drag").

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