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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: Probably from blag 'to steal' (19-21 centuries)

blag

verb
     
blag past tense and past participle blagged, present participle blagging [intransitive and transitive] British English informal
to obtain something you want by talking in a clever way:
He blagged his way in by saying he was a friend of the owner.

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