hold paper on


hold paper on
   American
   to have a warrant for the arrest of
   Criminal and police jargon:
    'You holding paper on him?' I still wanted to know what it was for, what Kam, whoever he was, was supposed to have done. (Turow, 1993)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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