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hitching

(hich′ing)
A type of self-propulsion, usually used only by infants, in which a foot or a heel is pushed into the floor by the child to lift the buttocks and move the body. It usually precedes the development of crawling.
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Hitching Post Winery is releasing two cuvees on March 1, 2008 with 2004 Merlot, Westerly Vineyard and 2005 Merlot, Alisos Vineyard, both retailing for $25.
Rex used to hang out at the bar - he was just one of those guys who hung out, loved wine and had a crush on our waitress,'' the Hitching Post's Ostini recalled.
For further information on the Hitching Post restaurant and Hitching Post Wines, please visit www.
More specifically, the system provides an ample quantity of fresh air that flows throughout The Hitching Post drawn from two sources: 1) a roof-top air-handling unit; and 2) An exhaust fan that continually draws air from an open passageway from the concourse into The Hitching Post.
Another time I got a lift from a prison ocer in Devon who promptly told me what an idiot I was for hitching alone (the one and only time) and the salesman who drove me and a friend all the way from London to Newcastle because he said he preferred driving in company.
The annual gross sales of hitching products are around $10 million.
The photographs she snapped more than a half-century earlier of young servicemen standing at Will Rogers' hitching post wound up in hundreds of family photo albums around the country.
Hitching trailers to trucks frequently involves potentially dangerous situations that can lead to accidents with serious consequences.
In 1995, Hope, then an Alabama prison inmate, was twice handcuffed to a hitching post for disruptive conduct.
The inmate had been handcuffed to a hitching post on two occasions, one of which lasted for seven hours without regular water or bathroom breaks.
From an Associated Press article datelined Montgomery, Alabama, on the governor's defense of the state's use of hitching posts as prisoner restraints: "Governor Don Siegelman wants to resume handcuffing malingering inmates to outdoor metal posts because the restraints encourage prisoners to work as hard as the taxpayers who provide their upkeep, state prison commissioner Mike Haley testified.
He was hitching 50 miles for a pounds 1 a punnet strawberry picker's post when Mr McQuarry stopped in his BMW.