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2007-05-07 06:00:00

Sacramento urban forestry officials said Sunday they are studying the cottonwood tree that dropped a branch and killed a fisherman on a windy afternoon Saturday, hoping to learn more about what led to the incident. Sacramento Parks and Recreation spokesman Hindolo Brima said arborists were up in a cherry picker scrutinizing the tree late Saturday night, probing for disease or structural instability. "They want to abate any hazardous situation and just make sure that the tree is in a...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'