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chuck

(chŭk)
A clamp or fastener that secures a moving part of a tool, or the object being worked on.
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Charles 'Chuck' Kelly served the greater Ogdensburg community for decades in his capacity as a journalist and a public servant.
Andigo will also be a "Manager Sponsor" of the second annual Chuck Jones Big Draw at the Schaumburg Boomers game June 22.
Chuck is one of the few holdouts who still shoots with fingers instead of a release aid.
As part of the acquisition by Chuck and Don's, employees of All Paws Pet Center will remain, including the company's minority owners.
As the Livermore Lab's science developed in the 1950s, Chuck championed the procurement and was one of the early users of electronic computers as the way to solve the increasingly demanding fluid and radiation transport questions inherent in nuclear weapons research.
Chuck grew up in Westchester County, where he spent his free time fishing on county reservoirs.
Chuck is by no means a bad man; he loves his wife Phyllis (Elisabeth Moss), loves his daughter, makes a decent living as a liquor salesman ("How you doin'?" he tells his reflection in the mirror, practising for customers; "Chuck Wepner.
Chuck took the pictures after the disaster in October 1966 when 116 children and 28 adults lost their lives after a coal tip above the village collapsed and engulfed Pantglas school and nearby houses.
Chuck doesn't want his brother to go to jail, he simply wants him to stop practicing the law.
..." So here's the thing worth remembering: Chuck E.
Chuck was one of the leading vote getters out of several hundred entrants.
The morning commenced with an elaborate ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a tour around the bright and colourful play facility from Nael Fouad, CEO of Magnolia Group, the restaurant management holding company for Chuck E.