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2013-03-29 23:03:27

Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, has named Deans for two of its professional schools. Donald E.


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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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