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castor

(kăs′tər)
n.
An oily, brown, odorous substance obtained from glands in the groin of the beaver and used as a perfume fixative.
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Harrison, "John Breckenridge: Western Statesman," The Journal of Southern History 18:2 (May 1952): 146-149; Kastor, The Nation's Crucible, 44-49; Gannon, "Escaping 'Mr.
Kastor, "'What Are the Advantages of the Acquisition?' Inventing Expansion in the Early American Republic," American Quarterly 60, no.
The Jefferson of these essays could not imagine a racially mixed society as a successful republic, a theme reflected in the essays by Onuf, Kastor, and Rothman in Boles and Hall.
As pointed out by Hall (2011) and Kastor (2011), the unintended consequences of ACOs for specific essential types of providers, such as safety net providers or academic medical centers, need further analysis and monitoring as health reform unfolds.
Kastor rightly notes that trainees are less efficient, he fails to acknowledge that Medicare provides indirect payments to compensate for their presence.
Kastor said: "It's a great course, especially since I saw a bit of the city going around.
Kastor's conclusion that it is "an unmistakable disaster" gives some indication of why it long has been considered a post-Spenserian curiosity worth knowing about but perhaps not worth reading.
Die sterk sintuiglike "kastor eet vye" (84) is 'n prikkelende uitbeelding van die mens in sy gulsigheid en nie sonder seksuele ondertone nie, maar die liggaamlike en sinnelike word in ander gevalle op 'n meer uitgesproke wyse aan die geslagsdrif gekoppel.
America's 2006 London Marathon champion Deena Kastor, one of the favourites for the title and the bronze medalist from Athens, also faired badly, dropping out shortly after the 5km mark.
American Deena Kastor, third in Athens four years ago when Radcliffe failed to finish, said: "I will try to put my heart and soul into trying to beat her when I'm on the starting line, but she is the pre-race favourite because she is the world record holder by a substantial margin.
MARATHON: USA marathon medal hope Deena Kastor insists Britain's Paula Radcliffe is still the woman to beat.