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  • 21 oxter — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary noun: An armpit. Example: S mibbe Feb ry, bit it s aye Augist in alow yir oxters II Cleveland Dialect List the arm pit III North Country (Newcastle) Words the arm hole or pit IV Mid Ulster English armpit, under… …

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  • 22 armpit — (n.) mid 14c., from ARM (Cf. arm) (n.1) + PIT (Cf. pit) (n.1). Arm hole (early 14c.) was used in this sense but was obsolete by 18c. Colloquial armpit of the nation for any locale regarded as ugly and disgusting was in use by 1965 …

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  • 23 underarm — (adj.) 1816, underhand (in ref. to a style of throwing), from UNDER (Cf. under) + ARM (Cf. arm) (n.1). First attested 1908 in dressmaking sense of seams on the lower half of the arm hole; as a euphemism for ARMPIT (Cf. armpit), it is attested… …

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  • 24 English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …

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  • 25 oxtar — North Country (Newcastle) Words the arm hole or pit …

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  • 26 sigil — (n.) sign, c.1600, from L.L. sigillum, from L. sigilla (neuter plural), dim. of signum sign (see SIGN (Cf. sign) (n.)). In astrology, an occult device supposed to have great power (1650s). When my mistress died, she had under her arm hole a small …

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  • 27 Montgomery Canal — milepost Former names Montgomeryshire Canal/Llanymynech Branch of the Ellesmere Canal Modern name Montgomery Cana …

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  • 28 List of Hollows in Bleach — The Bleach anime and manga feature an extensive cast of beings known as Hollows (虚(ホロウ), Horō?), the central antagonists of the series. These are malevolent, deceased souls of formerly ordinary humans[1] in the Bleach universe. Much of the series …

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  • 29 Water polo — is a team water sport. A team consists of six field players and one goalkeeper. The winner of the game is the team that scores more goals. Gameplay involves swimming, players passing the ball while being defended by opponents, and scoring by… …

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  • 30 Mathematics and Physical Sciences — ▪ 2003 Introduction Mathematics       Mathematics in 2002 was marked by two discoveries in number theory. The first may have practical implications; the second satisfied a 150 year old curiosity.       Computer scientist Manindra Agrawal of the… …

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  • 31 List of Transformers: Cybertron characters — Principal cast from Transformers: Cybertron. This article lists characters that appear in Transformers: Cybertron, the third chapter of the Unicron Trilogy series of the Transformers franchise. The series features the entirety of planet Cybertron …

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  • 32 Beowulf Shaeffer — ( Bey ) is a fictional character from Larry Niven’s Known Space series. Shaeffer is a crashlander, a native of We Made It, a planet circling the star Procyon. He is the central figure of several stories which revolve around his dealings with… …

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  • 33 Teufel — (s. ⇨ Teixel). 1. A mol muess ma m Teuffel uff de Wedel treta. – Birlinger, 1036. 2. All, wat de Düwel nich lesen kann (will), dat sleit he vörbi (oder: sleit he äwer). – Frommann, II, 389, 123; Eichwald, 346; Goldschmidt, 57; Kern, 1430. 3. Als… …

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  • 34 Crankset — A Shimano Deore right crankset, showing crank arm, spider, three chainrings and chainring guard …

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  • 35 Milky Way — This article is about the galaxy. For other uses, see Milky Way (disambiguation). Milky Way galaxy Image of the Milky Way s Galactic Center in the night sky above Paranal Observatory Observation data …

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  • 36 Wheellock — Wheellock, wheel lock or wheel lock, is a mechanism for firing a firearm. It was the next major development in firearms technology after the matchlock and the first self igniting firearm. The mechanism is so called because it uses a rotating… …

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  • 37 Firearm — A firearm is a tool that projects either single or multiple projectiles at high velocity through a controlled explosion. The firing is achieved by the gases produced through rapid, confined burning of a propellant. This process of rapid burning… …

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  • 38 Space science — is an all encompassing term that describes all of the various science fields that are concerned with the study of the Universe, generally also meaning excluding the Earth and outside of the Earth s atmosphere . Originally, all of these fields… …

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  • 39 Gramophone record — A 12 inch (30 cm) 33⅓ rpm record (left), a 7 inch 45 rpm record (right), and a CD (above) A gramophone record, commonly known as a phonograph record (in American English), vinyl record (in reference to vinyl, the material most commonly used after …

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  • 40 Drill — For other uses, see Drill (disambiguation). Drill scheme A drill or drill motor is a tool fitted with a cutting tool attachment or driving tool attachment, usually a drill bit or driver bit, used for drilling holes in various materials or… …

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