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2005-11-07 02:44:10

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police have arrested a New Zealander, two Hong Kong citizens and a Thai for trafficking around 88 pounds of heroin, a crime which carries a possible death penalty.


Word of the Day
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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