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2008-07-27 00:00:38

DARLINGTON, Wis. - The American Cancer Society Relay for Life for Lafayette County will be held today and Sunday, July 26 and 27, at the Lafayette County Fairgrounds. The event begins at 5 p.m. Saturday with music followed by the opening ceremony at 6 p.m. The opening ceremony features the Survivors' Lap, national anthem and balloon launch. At 7:30 p.m. there will be a cake auction followed by the luminaria ceremony beginning at 10 p.m. Activities include a DJ, kids' play area, face...


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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.'