Ripper act
Ripper act Rip"per act or Ripper bill Rip"per bill An act or a bill conferring upon a chief executive, as a governor or mayor, large powers of appointment and removal of heads of departments or other subordinate officials. [Polit. Cant, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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