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2008-06-18 18:00:45

By Stacy Wolford, The Valley Independent, Monessen, Pa. Jun. 18--MONESSEN -- Two-time cancer survivor Rosalie Nicksich is hoping the Relay For Life set for this weekend will top last year's goal. And she's confident the Mid-Mon Valley will once again make the annual event an overwhelming success. After a year of planning, the eighth annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the Mon Valley is set for Saturday and Sunday at the City Park walking track. Teams will begin walking...


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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.'