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Stern

(stern),
Heinrich, U.S. physician, 1868-1918. See: Stern posture.
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Khan battered Belarusian Vitali Martynov to the canvas in quickfire fashion in what was supposed to be the sternest test yet of his professional credentials.
Gateshead Thunder will have to pass the sternest of French tests if they're to get their home campaign off to a flying start at the Thunderdome tomorrow.
MERTHYR Tydfil's credentials as genuine Dr Martens League Western Division title contenders face their sternest test tomorrow when Bromsgrove Rovers, in second place, visit Penydarren Park.
The sternest challenge was always going to be how the new club avoided turning into the commerciallydriven beast its fans had rebelled against as it rose through the league pyramid.
His pace to the bend is awesome, and, while this rates by far his sternest examination to date, Charlie Lister's potential champion is fully expected to pass with flying colours.
Today will be the first time Watson has crossed swords with the Yorkshiremen since that special occasion, and he knows his sixth placed Burscough side face the sternest test as they look to keep in touch with the leading pack.
UNBEATEN Colwyn Bay will be chasing their fourth win in five games today despite facing their sternest test yet away to Liverpool Competition Division One promotion-rivals Southport & Birkdale.
Greg Rusedski today faced the sternest test yet of his Wimbledon credentials in the quarter-finals of the Nottingham Open.
We are facing one of the sternest tests available in northern hemisphere rugby, " admitted Kingston.
RAFAEL NADAL takes on his Davis Cup teammate in the Australian Open semi-finals - and expects Fernando Verdasco to provide his sternest test so far.
While the likely challenge of Kauto Star and Exotic Dancer will provide the sternest test possible, his rider believes My Way De Solzen, who is an 8-1 chance for the Gold Cup with sponsors Totesport, will stay further over fences.
EARLY season pace-setters Droylsden provide Nuneaton Borough with the sternest of tests tomorrow at the Butchers Arms ground as Roger Ashby's men look for their first Nationwide North win of the season.