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2011-06-07 10:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, Donald Trump purchased Patricia Kluge's Charlottesville-area winery in foreclosure and he's angling to buy her mansion too, but he didn't get the drapes. The former would be-presidential candidate may be among the bidders, though, when The Potomack Company (www.potomackcompany.com), one of the Washington area's leading auction houses, offers an extensive and bespoke collection of Kluge's window coverings in a bank foreclosure sale on...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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