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2008-05-27 15:00:18

By Richard C Dujardin North Providence Rep. Arthur J. Corvese, who submitted the bill, says he doesn't favor taking private property, but in this case supports the Town Council. NORTH PROVIDENCE -- State Rep. Arthur J.


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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