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RAID

abbreviation for redundant array of inexpensive disks, a computer data storage system with rapid access time and enhanced fault tolerance.
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If perchance I should be there," he said, "and if perchance I should win the iron chieftainess, the axe Groan-Maker, and rule over the People of the Axe, you should not live far from the shadow of the axe thenceforward, maid Zinita.
But the maid did not want money, and asked that she should sleep again by the Prince's door.
It was Maid Marian, come back again to the greenwood!
This decease was doubted in the house of the receiver-general; but at the Prefecture it was authenticated that the poor beast had expired as she turned into the courtyard of the hotel Cormon, with such velocity had the old maid flown to meet her husband.
Hyde had numbered few familiars--even the master of the servant maid had only seen him twice; his family could nowhere be traced; he had never been photographed; and the few who could describe him differed widely, as common observers will.
They pulled without flagging, and carried not only Nausicaa and her wash of clothes, but the maids also who were with her.
She thinks there's nothing belongs to being a lady's maid but wearing finer clothes nor she was born to, I'll be bound.
I say I am going to belong to her household, as maid of honor, that is what I say.
Now she was so frightened that she did not see it; but her maid saw it, and was very glad, for she knew the charm; and she saw that the poor bride would be in her power, now that she had lost the hair.
Goodbye, my maid," said Sir John, raising his head from his breast as he suspended his nap, induced by a slight excess this morning in honour of the occasion.
The countess was upset by her friend's sorrow and humiliating poverty, and was therefore out of sorts, a state of mind which with her always found expression in calling her maid "my dear" and speaking to her with exaggerated politeness.
Her ladyship's new maid happened to cross the hall while the matter was still in debate.