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Polish Hound
2008-05-28 11:22:04

The Polish Hound is a hunting breed which originated in Poland. The breed was highly esteemed by Polish nobility. It hunts primarily by scent. Jozef Pawuslewicz is credited with the development and the registration of the breed. The breed is large, weighing 50 to 70 pounds and standing 22 to 26 inches tall. The coat of the breed is short and dense. Its color is black and tan. It is a...

Nine-spined Stickleback
2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Scutum shield Constellation
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Scutum (shield) Constellation -- Location: Southern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 19h; Declination: -10; Source: Astronomer Johannes Hevelius This constellation was originally named Scutum Sobiescianum, Latin for Shield of Sobieski. Jan III Sobieski was King of Poland from 1674 to 1696. At that time Poland was much larger than its current borders, including parts of what are...

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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.