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2005-08-02 12:37:50

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico promised to tighten security on its U.S. border on Tuesday after Washington closed a consulate in the lawless city of Nuevo Laredo because police have failed to curb spiraling violence. President Vicente Fox's spokesman said tougher measures would soon be taken in the fight against warring drug cartels along the border. "Yesterday there was a Cabinet-level security meeting and the president gave instructions to radicalize the operation and raise its...

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  • 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.'