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  • 1 footpad — /foot pad /, n., v., footpadded, footpadding. n. 1. a highwayman or robber who goes on foot. v.i. 2. to proceed stealthily on foot. [1675 85; FOOT + PAD2] * * * …

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  • 2 hedge — I. n. Fence (of bushes or shrubs), hedge fence. II. v. a. 1. Enclose with a hedge. 2. Obstruct, hinder, encumber, hem in, surround. 3. Fortify, guard, protect. III. v. n. Hide, skulk, disappear, take refuge in a hiding place, evade, dodge,… …

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  • 3 stalk — stalk1 stalklike, adj. /stawk/, n. 1. the stem or main axis of a plant. 2. any slender supporting or connecting part of a plant, as the petiole of a leaf, the peduncle of a flower, or the funicle of an ovule. 3. a similar structural part of an… …

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  • 4 stalk — I [[t]stɔk[/t]] n. 1) bot the stem or main axis of a plant 2) bot any slender supporting part of a plant, as a petiole or peduncle 3) zool. a similar structural part of an animal 4) a stem, shaft, or slender supporting part of anything •… …

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  • 5 stalk — I. /stɔk / (say stawk) noun 1. the stem or main axis of a plant. 2. any slender supporting or connecting part of a plant, as the petiole of a leaf, the peduncle of a flower, or the funicle of an ovule. 3. a similar structural part of an animal. 4 …

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  • 6 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 7 Overland Campaign — Part of the American Civil War Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee , respectively, opposing commanders in the Overland …

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  • 8 USS Adela (1862) — was a steamer captured by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat in support of the Union Navy blockade of Confederate waterways. Planning, in England, to run the Union Blockade In the spring of… …

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  • 9 Wani (dragon) — Wani 鰐 was a dragon or sea monster in Japanese mythology. Since it is written the kanji (from Chinese e 鰐 or crocodile; alligator ) wani is translated as crocodile , or sometimes shark (from wanizame 鰐鮫 shark ). Wani first occurs in two ancient… …

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  • 10 Chattanooga Campaign — Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Braxton Bragg, commanding generals of the Chattanooga Campaign …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 wind — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German wint wind, Latin ventus, Greek aēnai to blow, Sanskrit vāti it blows Date: before 12th century 1. a. a natural movement of air of any velocity;… …

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  • 13 Battle of Chancellorsville — Part of the American Civil War …

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  • 14 The Great Train Robbery (film) — Infobox Film name = The Great Train Robbery |thumb director = Edwin S. Porter writer = Edwin S. Porter based on the 1896 play by Scott Marble starring = Justus D. Barnes Gilbert M. Anderson producer = distributor = Edison Manufacturing Company… …

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  • 15 Battle of Chickamauga — Part of the American Civil War Battle of Chickamauga (lithograph by Kurz and Allison, 1890) …

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  • 16 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (video game) — Infobox VG| title = Tom Clancy s Ghost Recon developer = Red Storm Entertainment publisher = Ubisoft designer = Brian Upton composer = Bill Brown engine = version = 1.4 (August 23, 2002) released = PCflagicon|USA November 13, 2001flagicon|Europe… …

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  • 17 Pirates of the Caribbean (theme park ride) — Pirates of the Caribbean is a dark ride at the Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris theme parks. The last attraction in which Walt Disney himself had participated in the design, but never experienced, since it opened… …

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  • 18 Prey (novel) — infobox Book | name = Prey title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Michael Crichton cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction, Techno thriller publisher = Harper… …

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  • 19 John F. Reynolds — Infobox Military Person name=John Fulton Reynolds born= birth date|1820|9|20 died= death date and age|1863|7|1|1820|9|20 placeofbirth=Lancaster, Pennsylvania placeofdeath=Gettysburg, Pennsylvania placeofburial= caption=Major General John F.… …

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  • 20 Panic of 1907 — A swarm gathers on Wall Street during the bank panic in October 1907. Federal Hall, with its statue of George Washington, is seen on the right. The Panic of 1907, also known as the 1907 Bankers Panic, was a financial crisis that occurred in the… …

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