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2009-02-24 15:55:00

Authorities said a would-be robber fled from a Rhode Island store after a clerk grabbed the toy gun from his hand and broke the fake weapon in half. Police Detective Scott Vellone said the alleged robber entered the Cumberland Farms convenience store in Narragansett on Feb. 12 and drew his plastic weapon after other customers had left, the Providence (R.I.) Journal reported Tuesday. However, the clerk did not believe the gun was real, so he grabbed it and the plastic pellet gun broke in half,...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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