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lid

noun cap, ceiling, cover, greatest number, limit, maximum, most quantity, outer limit, outer restriction, roof, stop, top, top number
Associated concepts: caps on awards
See also: cap
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Today, the Daily Record publishes the first harrowing extracts from her sensational diaries which lift the lid off the medieval Saudi justice system that sentenced two innocent British nurses to 17 months of hell in a desert jail.
Now the detective, who worked closely with drug dealers and gangsters, plans to lift the lid off widespread corruption in Scotland Yard where he served for 18 years.
He protested that the Mirror had no right to lift the lid off the MP's affair with Jane Burgess.
CHARLESGREENdidn't somuch lidoff CHARLES GREEN didn't so much lift the lid off Scottish football when he said bigotry drove the decision to send Rangers into the Third Division.
Sources at RTE say the shamed Canadian wants to lift the lid off drug- taking in athletics.
McLeish's recommendations lift the lid off an organisation now found to be out of its time.