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2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Jerry Lynott, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--PLAINS TWP. -- Mid-July and Mill Creek is dry. It's plain to see now that the trees that bordered the creek have been cut down to provide a clear view of the new $208 million casino at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for motorists traveling Interstate 81. Timbering crews have been working on the several-acre tract of land between state Route 315 and the interstate in preparation of the casino opening Thursday. The property is...


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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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