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2008-07-09 18:00:24

To: TRANSPORTATION EDITORS Contact: U.S. Department of Justice, +1-202-514-2007, TDD: +1- 202-514-1888 CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former ground services coordinator at OHare International Airport has been sentenced to two years in prison for using his position at the airport to help smuggle $396,000 in cash and illegally export weapons scopes, military night vision goggles, and a cellular phone jammer, announced Patrick Rowan, Acting Assistant Attorney General for...


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sough
  • 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.'
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