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2010-07-15 13:13:50

Archeologists have been over the discovery a 32-foot-long ship hull at the World Trade Center site that was apparently used in the 18th century as part of the fill that extended lower Manhattan into the Hudson River. Archaeologist Molly McDonald says that it is believed the artifact can be retrieved by the end of the day on Thursday. McDonald said she hopes to at least salvage some timbers.  It is currently unclear if any large portions could be lifted intact. "We're mostly clearing it...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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