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maza

An obsolete term for placenta (from Greek for barley bread).
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Mazas had given his side the early lead with a penalty, but Andrew struck in the ninth, 20th and 40th minutes to edge his side into a 9-3 lead.
When prop Paul Van-Zandvliet was penalised for punching, Mazas levelled the scores.
Bouic and full-back Vincent Thomas both failed with drop-goal bids before Mazas struck the winner.
Benito Pablo Juarez, student at the Seminary of Oaxaca, was talking to his sister, Maria Josefa, the Maza family's cook, as she peeled vegetables for supper.
With the tenacity and endurance that would see him through a dangerous, difficult but glorious life, Benito determinedly made his way on foot to the city of Oaxaca and his sister Maria Josefa who worked there in the household of a merchant, Don Antonio Maza.
What was uncommon was the acceptance of the romance by the Maza parents.
She could not travel the better and shorter roads for fear that she and her caravan, which included mules, arrieros and brother Jose Maria Maza, would be recognized.