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Jerry-built refers to something built shoddily, flimsily, and cheaply.

A lot of people confuse jury-rigged and jerry-built. Although their etymologies are obscure and their meanings overlap, these are two distinct expressions.
That house is only 10 years old and yet it is falling down already. It must have been jerry-built.
by outofstepper October 24, 2012
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