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2011-07-18 10:15:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its second quarter earnings report on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its second quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. ET (12:00...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'