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2014-06-30 20:20:16

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $3.6 billion fixed price, incentive fee multiyear contract to deliver 25 new E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, bringing the total number of aircraft on contract to 50. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at:http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26236 Developed and produced by...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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