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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
[From French, from Italian pasticcio (pastiche), from Vulgar Latin pasticium (pasty), from Late Latin pasta (dough).]
"The majority's reading ... unduly emphasizes the concurring opinion by
two justices, and it engrafts onto the plurality and concurring opinions
selected statements from the dissent. Then, to hold this pastiche
together, it overrules ... well-established Massachusetts law."
Appeal, v.t. In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw. -Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary (1906)