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Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack, who gained fame as a science writer able to explain her research in easy-to-understand language and also the first woman to lead an astronomical observatory in her country, has died.
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- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.