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2007-11-02 15:00:30

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Alan Front of The Trust for Public Land, +1-202-543- 7552, +1-415-495-4014 Praises Conservation Leadership of Senators Baucus, Lieberman, and Warner WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national nonprofit land conservation group, today lauded a key Senate subcommittees passage of legislation aimed at addressing the causes and the effects of global warming. The action taken by the Subcommittee on Private Sector...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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