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  • Say the word highgrade to a 1970s and 80s vintage Newfoundland fish processor and see what happens.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • This is because many African countries import large quantities of low-grade species, like mackerel and sardinellas, and export highgrade species like shrimps and snappers, and other demersal species.

    Coastal and marine environments in Africa

  • Upon entering, officers found almost ten pounds of highgrade marijuana, imported via runners for a major Mexican cartel.

    Ellen Hopkins: Crank Trilogy

  • A bond fund that invests most of its assets in long-term, highgrade bonds.

    MORE WEALTH WITHOUT RISK

  • The oil is used in highgrade perfume, cosmetic and soap industries (Duke 1981).

    Chapter 43

  • Large quantities of highgrade milk can be produced in such areas but the local market cannot always absorb them, especially during peak periods.

    Chapter 4

  • When Daddy and Mother got married, the PEG Board-Population, Ecology, & Genetics-pegged them at five and would have allowed them seven had they requested it, for, as you may have gathered, my parents are rather highgrade citizens even among planetary colonials all of whom are descended from, or are themselves, highly selected and drastically screened stock.

    Podkayne Of Mars

  • They pretty well had to be bipeds, too, and if they weren't warm-blooded they couldn't have the oxygen-supply that highgrade brain cells require.

    A Matter of Importance

  • The crops of the fertile valleys are apples, potatoes, highgrade tobacco, wheat and corn, which is the leading crop.

    Drummond's Pictorial Atlas of North Carolina.

  • That is highgrade ore, mind you, and when I speak of high-grade up there, it must be high-grade because of the cost of transport.

    The New Yukon

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