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2015-03-26 08:41:37

Conversion Allows for Increased Levels of Automated Transcript Processing NORTHFIELD, Ill., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington is the first

2015-03-18 23:01:02

The energy brokering and consulting company signs two new agreements with top energy suppliers of electricity and natural gas. Delaware (PRWEB) March 18, 2015

2015-03-13 12:30:48

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Delaware will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands

2015-03-13 12:25:42

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC regarding the Healthways Shareholder Litigation. IN THE COURT

2015-03-10 12:22:52

-- OSW study to be presented at March 10-12 'Offshore 2015' EWEA conference in Copenhagen -- NEWARK, Del., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, conducted by the University of

2015-03-04 16:21:19

JACKSON, Miss., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raymonda Delaware decided she could do a better job herself.

2015-02-07 23:01:43

Luyolo Matyumza, from Pretoria, South Africa, enrolls to complete an American diploma with an online Christian college-preparatory high school. Westlake Village,

2015-02-05 23:00:30

Wilmington Friends School and Newark Charter School became the latest schools in Delaware to win the Safe Sports School Award (SSSA).

2015-02-04 12:26:58

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. today announced that its health plan membership remains strong across its commercial, senior and individual market segments.

2015-02-02 12:25:51

Reduced Dosing Meets Important U.S. Government Objective ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc.


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Delaware chicken
2014-07-07 06:57:27

The Delaware chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of Delaware in the United States of America during the early part of the twentieth century by crossing New Hampshire hens with barred Plymouth Rock roosters. The breed was officially established in 1940 after George Ellis chose to breed the sports, or chickens with a light white or silver coloration, that were produced from broiler chickens. Because the area in which this breed was bred was the most...

Modern game fowl
2014-07-02 09:12:05

The modern game fowl is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in England during the latter half of the nineteenth century. This breed was developed by crossing Malays with Old English game, and although it was bred to look like a fighting chicken, it was never intended to be used as one, especially after cockfighting became illegal in its native country of England. It was accepted by the American Poultry Association as an official breed in 1874. The modern game fowl varies in...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.