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2008-09-21 15:00:27

By HARVY LIPMAN, STAFF WRITER Two of Bergen County's leading non-profit providers of substance- abuse services are looking to merge their programs. If the boards of both groups approve an agreement reached by their executives, the Van Ost Institute for Family Living in Englewood, which provides intensive outpatient treatment, will become part of the Vantage Health System, a mental-health treatment program that offers addiction counseling from its Englewood office. Vantage also runs...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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