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By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 23--When you think of pearls, you usually imagine white, smooth and round -- not brown, textured, and square. These are not your grandmother's pearls. The collection of freshwater pearls at the Shadyside Mining Co.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.