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  • n. a Christian holy day
  • n. the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
  • n. a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express

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