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2005-07-06 04:45:43

MOSCOW (Reuters) - World number one Lindsay Davenport haspulled out of the United States team for this week's Fed Cupsemi-final against Russia with a back injury. "I'm very disappointed that Lindsay would not be able tosupport our team here in Moscow," U.S. captain Zina Garrisontold a news conference on Wednesday.

2005-07-02 19:55:04

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Like a scene from a Rocky movie, VenusWilliams scraped herself off the floor to beat LindsayDavenport in a primeval battle of wills and claim a thirdWimbledon title on Saturday. After nearly three hours of brutal destruction in front ofa spellbound Center Court crowd, the American triumphed 4-6 7-69-7 in the longest, and one of the most dramatic, women'sfinals in Wimbledon history. Her compatriot Davenport served for the title in the secondset and had a...

2005-07-02 19:37:15

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Like a scene from a Rocky movie, VenusWilliams scraped herself off the floor to beat LindsayDavenport in a primeval battle of wills and claim a thirdWimbledon title on Saturday. After nearly three hours of brutal destruction in front ofa spellbound Center Court crowd, the American triumphed 4-6 7-69-7 in the longest, and one of the most dramatic, women'sfinals in Wimbledon history. Her compatriot Davenport served for the title in the secondset and had a...

2005-07-02 17:38:32

By Bill Barclay LONDON (Reuters) - Venus Williams outlasted fellow AmericanLindsay Davenport 4-6 7-6 9-7 to win the longest Wimbledonwomen's singles final in history Saturday. Venus's staying power proved the greater in a two-hour45-minute endurance test against the top seed and world numberone, whom she also beat in the 2000 final. She saved a match point at 4-5 in the third set beforeeventually breaking the resolve of Davenport, who had neededtreatment for a back injury, with a decisive...

2005-07-02 17:04:04

By Bill Barclay LONDON (Reuters) - Venus Williams beat fellow AmericanLindsay Davenport 4-6 7-6 9-7 to win the Wimbledon women'ssingles title for the third time Saturday. Venus outlasted the top seed and world number one in thelongest women's final in the tournament's history to win herfirst grand slam title since the U.S. Open of 2001 and a fifthin all. The 25-year-old, who also won Wimbledon in 2000 and 2001before losing the next two finals to her sister Serena, hassuffered from poor...

2005-07-02 16:46:46

LONDON (Reuters) - Venus Williams beat fellow AmericanLindsay Davenport 4-6 7-6 9-7 to win the Wimbledon women'ssingles title for the third time Saturday. Venus, who was playing in her fifth final in six years atthe All England Club, outfought the top seed and world numberone in the longest women's final in the tournament's history towin her first grand slam title since the U.S. Open of 2001 anda fifth in all. The 25-year-old, who also won Wimbledon in 2000 and 2001before losing the next...

2005-07-02 05:21:31

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Wimbledon could have some Fourth of Julyfireworks a couple of days early when Venus Williams andLindsay Davenport fight out an All-American women's final onSaturday. The women's showpiece on Center Court is a repeat of the2000 final, which saw the then 20-year-old Venus muscle theRosewater Dish from the possession of defending championDavenport with a 6-3, 7-6 victory. The two have met 26 times and this will be the thirdoccasion they have squared up in the...

2005-07-01 12:25:33

LONDON (Reuters) - Top seed and world number one LindsayDavenport took just three minutes and 44 seconds to reach herthird Wimbledon final with a 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 victory over AmelieMauresmo in their rain-disrupted semi-final Friday. The 29-year-old will now face fellow American VenusWilliams Saturday in a rematch of the 2000 final, whichDavenport lost to relinquish the title she had won the yearbefore. Davenport was leading 6-7, 7-6, 5-3 with her Frenchopponent serving to save the match when...

2005-06-27 17:42:45

LONDON (Reuters) - Top seed Lindsay Davenport outgunned KimClijsters at Wimbledon Monday, winning a ferocious Center Courtbattle 6-3 6-7 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals. Desperate to claim a second Wimbledon title before sheretires, the 29-year-old American needed to be at her powerfulbest to stop the Belgian 15th seed in one hour 50 minutes. Pounding down first serves and dissecting the lines withher stinging groundstrokes, Davenport raced through the openingset in 29 minutes with three...

2005-06-28 21:02:32

By John Mehaffey LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Lindsay Davenportrallied after a tentative start Tuesday to overpower U.S. Openchampion Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6 6-3 in the Wimbledonquarter-finals. The 20-year-old Russian, hitting with as much aggression asDavenport but crucially not possessing the same height andpower, held a set point on the American's serve in the 10thgame. Davenport kept her composure to serve out the point andthen broke the Russian for the second time in the next...


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2012-06-14 08:49:42

Symbol: THSI2 Group: Fern Family: Thelypteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   DRSI3 Dryopteris simulata Davenport Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

2012-06-15 03:22:53

Symbol: NOSC2 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Synonyms:   NONEM Notholaena nealleyi Seaton ex J.M. Coult. var. mexicana Davenport   NOSCM Notholaena schaffneri (Fourn.) Underw. ex Davenport var. mexicana (Davenport) Davenport Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family...

2012-06-15 03:22:53

Symbol: NONE4 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CHNE7 Cheilanthes nealleyi (Seaton ex J.M. Coult.) Domin   NOSCN Notholaena schaffneri (Fourn.) Underw. ex Davenport var. nealleyi (Seaton ex J.M. Coult.) Weath. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

2012-06-15 03:23:06

Symbol: NOGRG Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CHGR9 Cheilanthes grayi (Davenport) Domin Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class  ...

2012-06-18 06:31:08

Symbol: CHVI2 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Pteridaceae...

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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