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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. Corvese has introduced legislation in the General Assembly to authorize the town to take the Camp Meehan property by eminent domain. The North Providence Democrat acknowledged that he usually does not support the use of eminent domain to take private property, but was...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'