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  • n. Plural form of bellwether.

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Examples

  • Those two recent incidents were my main bellwethers indicating the spreading cracks in the foundation of “The House Of Bush”.

    The Fall Of The House Of Bush

  • A Suffolk University survey taken Saturday and Sunday showed Brown with double-digit leads in three communities the poll identified as bellwethers: Gardner, Fitchburg and Peabody.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

  • A Suffolk University survey taken Saturday and Sunday shows Brown with double-digit leads in three counties the poll identified as bellwethers: Gardner, Fitchburg and Peabody.

    CBS 5 - San Francisco Bay Area's source for news, weather, traffic and sports

  • A Suffolk University survey taken Saturday and Sunday shows Brown with double-digit leads in three communities the poll identified as bellwethers: Gardner, Fitchburg and Peabody.

    NPR Topics: News

  • A Suffolk University survey taken Saturday and Sunday showed Mr. Brown with double-digit leads in three communities the poll identified as bellwethers: Gardner, Fitchburg and Peabody.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Any judge selected to hear the cases will have to sort through a tangle of legal issues, including whether to grant class-action status to the cases or whether to pool cases into "bellwethers" that could set precedent for others.

    Lawyers Vie at Toyota Hearing

  • As for your charactization of us as "bellwethers," you may have forgotten the 2000 congressional primary, in which I ran Maryanne Connolly's campaign in Plainfield, while Jerry supported her opponent.

    Candidate Campbell's coyness causes questions..

  • GOODWYN: Well, there's three congressional races that are considered bellwethers, but one is trending Republican, the other Democrat.

    As Polls Close, A Look At Key Races In Indiana

  • "These states are the bellwethers of the nation, and they've sent a firm message to Washington that America wants smaller government and more freedom."

    Republicans make gains in governorships

  • Union Pacific and other top railroads and freight haulers are considered economic bellwethers because of the breadth of goods that they ship.

    Union Pacific CEO Optimistic About Business in Second Half

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