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2014-03-31 08:23:59

NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2(nd) Annual Smart Water Leadership Summit will be held May 6 and 7, 2014 at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington D.C. This Summit will generate value for its participants by bringing together top leaders to present and discuss best practices, regulatory requirements and leadership regarding building water safety and sustainability. There is no charge to attend either on-site or remote via live streaming video. To...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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