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  • 121 Canon of the New Testament — • The idea of a complete and clear cut canon of the New Testament existing from the beginning, that is from Apostolic times, has no foundation in history Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canon of the New Testament      …

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  • 122 Napoleon Bonaparte —     Napoleon I (Bonaparte)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Napoleon I (Bonaparte)     Emperor of the French, second son of Charles Marie Bonaparte and Maria Lætitia Ramolino, b. at Ajaccio, in Corsica, 15 August, 1769; d. on the Island of St.… …

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  • 123 Ligature — Material (silk, gut, wire, etc) used to ligate (to tie) something. Ligatures are used to tie off blood vessels. Ligature is from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A thread, wire, fillet, or the like, tied tightly around a blood… …

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

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  • 125 Sicilian Mafia — Mafia redirects here. For other uses, see Mafia (disambiguation). Sketch of the 1901 maxi trial of suspected mafiosi in Palermo. From the newspaper L Ora, May 1901 The Mafia (also known as Cosa Nostra) is a criminal syndicate that emerged in the… …

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  • 126 Matchbox (brand) — For other uses, see Matchbox (disambiguation). Matchbox Type Die cast toy Owner Mattel, Inc Country Origin Lesney, England Current U.S …

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  • 127 screw — screw1 [ skru ] noun count * 1. ) a thin pointed piece of metal used for fastening one thing to another. It has a raised twisted part on it called a thread. You push and turn it with a screwdriver instead of hitting it with a hammer like a nail:… …

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  • 128 clamp — [[t]klæ̱mp[/t]] clamps, clamping, clamped 1) N COUNT A clamp is a device that holds two things firmly together. 2) VERB When you clamp one thing to another, you fasten the two things together with a clamp. [V n to n] Somebody forgot to bring… …

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  • 129 loose — 1 /lu:s/ adjective 1 NOT FIXED not firmly fixed in place: One of my buttons is loose. | a loose floorboard | come/work loose (=become loose): A piece of stair carpet had come loose. 2 ROPE/CHAIN ETC a rope, chain etc that is loose is not fastened …

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  • 130 screw */ — I UK [skruː] / US [skru] verb Word forms screw : present tense I/you/we/they screw he/she/it screws present participle screwing past tense screwed past participle screwed 1) [transitive] to fasten one thing to another using screws Next screw the… …

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  • 131 lock — I [[t]lɒk[/t]] n. 1) bui a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc 2) bui any contrivance for fastening or …

    From formal English to slang

  • 132 fast — fast1 [fast, fäst] adj. [ME < OE fæst, akin to Ger fest, firm, stable < IE base * pasto , fixed, secure > Arm hast] 1. not easily moved, freed, or separated; firm, fixed, or stuck [the ship was fast on the rocks] 2. firmly fastened or… …

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  • 133 CANADA — CANADA, country in northern half of North America and a member of the British Commonwealth. At the beginning of the 21st century, its population of approximately 370,000 Jews made it the world s fourth largest Jewish community after the United… …

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  • 134 HEBREW LITERATURE, MODERN — definition and scope beginnings periodization …

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  • 135 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 136 Stephen Donaldson (activist) — Stephen Donaldson Stephen Donaldson, July 1995 Born Robert Anthony Martin, Jr July 27, 1946(1946 07 27) Utica, New York, U.S. Died July 18, 19 …

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  • 137 George Fox — Infobox Person caption = Supposed portrait [This picture, reputedly by Peter Lely, is in the collection of Swarthmore College. Its authenticity is questioned (see for example, Fenn, W. W. (April 1926). The American Historical Review , Vol.31 No.3 …

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  • 138 Roger Clemens — Pitcher Born: August 4, 1962 (1962 08 04) (age 49) …

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  • 139 CBS — This article is about the broadcast network. For its parent company, see CBS Corporation. For other uses of CBS, see CBS (disambiguation). CBS Broadcasting Inc. (CBS) Type …

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  • 140 Richard J. Daley — Infobox Politician name = Richard Joseph Daley width = 135px height = 184px birth date = birth date|1902|5|15|mf=y birth place = Chicago, Illinois, United States death date = death date and age|1976|12|20|1902|5|15|mf=y death place = Chicago,… …

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