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pontoon

An obsolete term dignifying a loop of small intestine.
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When Stempel came on air, Twenty-One was a five-week-old newcomer struggling to break into the upper tier of a booming field of TV quiz shows.
Three Twenty-One Capital Partners, headquartered in the Baltimore-Washington Metro area, is the premier Private Investment Bank servicing the lower middle-market.
Only dogged detective work and authoritative application of logic and analysis of clues can lead Daniel to the proper defense in the allotted time, twenty-one days, to save his client from the death penalty.
In 1886, Charles Lwanga and twenty-one other young Catholic Ugandan men, including seventeen court pages between the ages of 13 and 30, were killed by the order of King Mwanga, a homosexual who preyed on the boys of his court to satisfy his lustful urgings.
"All our colleagues who had been arrested, and they count more than twenty-one in total, have all been ultimately released." The U.S.-appointed Iraqi government banned Al Jazeera along with its Dubai-based competitor Al Arabiya later last year.
Twenty-one candid photographs catch Polisi with distinguished world leaders, musicians, actors and dancers over the span of 20 years.
Notwithstanding the colossal statistics associated with The Gates's equipment, the project's two most potent numbers were arguably twenty-six and twenty-one: the twenty-six years Christo and Jeanne-Claude waited to win the city's approval and the estimated twenty-one million dollars of their own money they reportedly spent on the project's execution.
The first section is a glossary that defines twenty-one different properties, such as dispersion, water retention, optical brightness improvement, plasticity, gloss improvement, and coloring.
The court meted out harsh penalties to the twenty-one slaves it found guilty.
Twenty-one years ago The Advocate traced the growing gay religious movement in the United States.
A detainee who was an insulin-dependent diabetic, brought claims under [section] 1981 and [section] 1983 in state court, alleging that he suffered a stroke due to a delay in the administration of insulin during his first twenty-one hours of incarceration.
Twenty-one student teachers received eight, two-hour training sessions over a 15 week period.