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  • 1 cock — cock1 [käk] n. [ME cok < OE coc & OFr coq, like Dan kok, ON kokkr, of echoic orig.] 1. a) the male of the chicken; rooster b) the male of certain other birds 2. Archaic a) the crowing of a rooster, esp. at sunrise …

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  • 2 weath|er|cock — «WEHTH uhr KOK», noun, verb. –n. 1. a device to show which way the wind is blowing, especially one in the shape of a rooster; weather vane. 2. Figurative. a person or thing that is changeable or inconstant, especially one who veers easily to… …

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  • 3 Ichabod Crane — is a fictional character in Washington Irving s short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow , first published in 1820. According to a notation by Irving, the character of Ichabod Crane was based on a schoolteacher named Jesse Merwin, whom Irving… …

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  • 4 changeable — a. 1. Variable, inconstant, unsteady, unsteadfast, unstable, unsettled, mutable, uncertain. 2. Fickle, wavering, vacillating, fitful, capricious, volatile, mercurial, giddy, like a weather cock …

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  • 5 fickle — a. Wavering, inconstant, unsteady, unstable, variable, vacillating, volatile, mercurial, changeable, fitful, irresolute, unsettled, capricious, like a weather cock …

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  • 6 Milburn, Cumbria — Coordinates: 54°39′25″N 2°32′10″W / 54.657°N 2.536°W / 54.657; 2.536 …

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  • 7 Lichtenberg's Avertissement — Lichtenberg s Avertissement, written by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, is a poster intended to deter the citizens of Göttingen, Germany, from attending the performance of Jacob Philadelphia in 1777. The performance was supposed to be an exhibition… …

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  • 8 USS Intrepid (CV-11) — Die USS Intrepid am Tag ihrer Indienststellung Geschichte Bauwerft Newport News Shipbuilding …

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  • 9 Capercaillie — Taxobox name = Capercaillie status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=47085|title=Tetrao urogallus|downloaded=11 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this species… …

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  • 10 Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …

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  • 11 Internal ballistics — Internal ballistics, a subfield of ballistics, is the study of a projectile s behavior from the time its propellant s igniter is initiated until it exits the gun barrel. The study of internal ballistics is important to designers and users of… …

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  • 12 folk art — folk art, adj. folk artist. artistic works, as paintings, sculpture, basketry, and utensils, produced typically in cultural isolation by untrained often anonymous artists or by artisans of varying degrees of skill and marked by such attributes as …

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  • 13 Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 14 List of British words not widely used in the United States — Differences between American and British English American English …

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  • 15 Singlish vocabulary — Singlish is the English based creole spoken and written colloquially in Singapore. Although English is the lexifier language, Singlish has its unique slang and syntax, which are more pronounced in informal speech.Singlish vocabulary formally… …

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  • 16 List of Garfield and Friends episodes — This is a complete listing of episodes from the animated television series Garfield and Friends. The first episode of Garfield and Friends aired on September 17, 1988. Contents 1 Episode list 1.1 Season 1 (1988) 1.2 Season 2 (1989) …

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  • 17 The Great Global Warming Swindle — infobox television caption = DVD cover show name = The Great Global Warming Swindle format = Documentary runtime = 75 mins creator = Martin Durkin country = United Kingdom network = Channel 4, 8 March, 2007 Original run = March 8 2007 website =… …

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  • 18 anseriform — ▪ bird order Introduction  any of the 150 species comprising the bird order Anseriformes, which comprises the ducks (duck), geese (goose), and swans (swan) (family Anatidae) and the screamers (the three species of family Anhimidae). Anatidae… …

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  • 19 The Wack Pack — Articleissues notability = July 2008 article = y citations missing = February 2007 weasel = January 2007 fansite = April 2008 OR = April 2008 cleanup = October 2007The Wack Pack is the name given to a wide assortment of regular guests of The… …

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  • 20 Flora and fauna of the Discworld — Terry Pratchett s fictional Discworld has a large number of creatures and plants unique to it or its parasite universes (such as Fairyland or Death s Domain). Contents 1 Fauna 1.1 Ambiguous Puzuma 1.2 Basilisk …

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