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2011-07-21 14:30:00

BOSTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazelle (www.gazelle.com), the nation's largest consumer reCommerce(TM) service, announced today that Craton Equity Partners (www.cratonep.com) has led its $22 million series D round of financing. Gazelle's current investors, Physic Ventures (www.physicventures.com), Venrock Associates (www.venrock.com) and RockPort Capital (www.rockportcap.com) also participated in this financing. In 2010, Gazelle's business continued to soar, achieving a 155%...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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