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2009-09-22 15:28:56

Authorities in Texas said a Bandera County jailer attempting to pull a prank on colleagues was shot in the leg by a startled deputy. Chief Deputy Don Berger said Daniel Spengler, 22, was shot in the right thigh by Deputy A.J.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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