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Braxton Hicks,

John, English gynecologist, 1825-1897.
Braxton Hicks contraction - rhythmic myometrial activity, occurring during the course of a pregnancy, which causes no pain for the patient.
Braxton Hicks sign - irregular uterine contractions occurring after the third month of pregnancy.
Braxton Hicks version - obsolete term for internal version of the fetus, substituting the breech for the head as the leading pole.
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Hicks was being held on a $350,000 bail and was expected to appear in court Friday.
According to his 2004 Pentagon charge sheet, Hicks was accused of conspiracy, attempted murder by an unprivileged belligerent and aiding the enemy.
Owners and the MLBPA were working to get the word out on their position, and Hicks was in the mix.
Hicks has been working to sell the Rangers due to the debts held by his Hicks Sports Group, which defaulted on debts attached to the Rangers and Dallas Stars hockey back in May.
Hicks also faced objections from co-club owner George Gillett Jr.
Hicks is 5-foot-8 with closely cropped blond hair and blue eyes.
It's believed Hicks must find funding over the next few months to build the club's new pounds 350m stadium.
Those songs are ``Soul Thing,'' a classic r&b workout with a nicely unexpected jazz section, and ``The Deal,'' the sort of brokenhearted grinder Hicks seems most comfortable putting across.
Hicks said the reasons for seeking LEED certification are many.
Hicks said that regulation writers should in general be on guard against writing regulations to prevent the worst cases of abuse because it can make the regulations very complex.
As a young man, Hicks set out to explore the wild side of life but soon returned to the Quakers and became a popular itinerant preacher.
About an hour or two later, a salesperson came back with a figure Hicks was willing to work with.