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Oxford dictionary definition of the word blackleg:
1British derogatory a person who continues working when fellow workers are on strike:
2 [mass noun] an acute infectious bacterial disease of cattle and sheep, causing necrosis in one or more legs.
The bacterium is Clostridium chauvoei
3 [mass noun] any of a number of plant diseases in which part of the stem blackens and decays, in particular:
a fungal disease of cabbages and related plants (caused by Leptosphaeria, Pleospora, and other genera). a bacterial disease of potatoes (caused by Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica).
verb (blacklegs, blacklegging, blacklegged)
[no object] British derogatory
continue working when one’s fellow workers are on strike.
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