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2015-01-09 12:24:04

-Exhibition to feature costumes, new stories from America's Largest Home- ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan.

2014-09-02 08:27:05

­- Special exhibition opens February 2015 - ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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