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2009-01-03 14:39:57

A 40-year-old British mother-of-two says she was forced go home and get her passport after being told she was too young to buy alcohol at a store. Karen Hamilton of Hampshire county said during a recent beer run at a Tesco retail store, she was told she could not buy alcohol without proper documentation


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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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