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2008-10-08 12:00:19

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to marine vessels at midnight Tuesday, October 14, 2008, for the season. Navigation through the lock will be discontinued on this date, and reopen in spring 2009. Weather permitting, we will begin raising the dam's control curtains at 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2008. From this date, water levels of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, in the vicinity of the City of Winnipeg and north to Lockport,...


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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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