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2008-11-23 12:45:27

A dog that had run away from home in Norfolk, Va., was successfully recaptured thanks to a woman's sure-handed tackle, one dog searcher says. Debra Griggs said she and nine other people conducted an extensive search for Sebastian the Chow, which had run away from its owner's home Nov. 15, but it was not the dog catcher's mitt or catch pole that finally snagged the canine, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported Sunday. Griggs said one woman aiding in Saturday's search captured the dog by...

2008-11-23 12:45:27

A woman with an apparent interest in football tacking was able to bring down a dog that had run away from its home in Norfolk, Va., one dog searcher said. Debra Griggs said after she and nine other people conducted an extensive search for Sebastian the Chow, which had run away from its owner's home on Nov. 15, it was not the dog catcher's mitt or catchpole that finally snagged the canine, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot said Sunday. Griggs said one of the women aiding in Saturday's search...


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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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