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2006-04-12 18:27:14

CINCINNATI, Ohio (Reuters) - A black civil rights activist was shot and seriously wounded on Wednesday in what authorities said was a targeted attack outside City Hall, where he had been speaking. Michael Bailey, a city bus driver who calls himself Gen. Kabaka Oba and leads a civil rights group called the Black Fist, was shot several times while in his car across from City Hall, Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory said. "We do have a description of the individual involved. Whoever it was...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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