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2005-11-01 12:25:21

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four of New York's best-known restaurants won the top "three-star" rating from France's Michelin on Tuesday, the first time the prestigious ranking has been given outside Europe.


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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