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third degree

Intensive rough interrogation in order to extract information or a confession.

Etymology:

  • From Freemasonry, where it is the intensive test to become a master mason.
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When I came home at 4am, my dad really gave me the third degree.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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derajat ketiga

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  1. Alex
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