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2014-04-10 08:27:19

Collaboration between Highly Ranked Law & Business Schools TEMPE, Ariz., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want to work with professional sports teams, big sporting events, or promising student athletes, then you may be interested in the innovative new sports law and business program officially being launched this week by Arizona State University. The highly ranked Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are collaborating...

2011-04-13 09:00:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will present the Churchill Bell on April 30 to three outstanding American citizens: journalist Jim Lehrer, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and historian Gordon Wood. The award, the Foundation's highest, is given to those who exemplify what it means to be active and engaged citizens, building upon the principles of liberty, courage, dignity and devotion to the common good preserved and...

2010-10-12 11:45:00

Lively Teaching Resource to Help Students Understand the Principles of American Democracy Through Jazz Appreciation NEW YORK Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An innovative and exciting new educational project, Let Freedom Swing, was launched this week at letfreedomswing.org. The project includes a DVD featuring retired Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O'Connor, and musician, composer, educator, and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wynton Marsalis, in three short videos (20...

2010-09-24 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25: FIRST WOMAN SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Profile America -- Saturday, September 25th. Today marks the anniversary, in 1981, of the swearing in of the first woman Supreme Court justice -- Sandra Day O'Connor. She served...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'