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noun, Informal.
a shrewd action, especially when unscrupulous or dishonest; an unfair trick, deceitful practice, dishonest dealing, etc.:
He pulled a fast one on me by paying me with a worthless check.

noun phrase

A trick or deception; clever subterfuge; dipsy-doodle: That was sure a fast one, you wearing the false mustache

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