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2010-01-14 11:09:00

Congressman Perriello, Virginia Legislators Deeds, Toscano and Mayor Norris team up with UVA basketball players to encourage completing and mailing 10-question census forms WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the U.S.


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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