from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The variety of Massachusett presumed to have been spoken in the mission town of Natick, Massachusetts, and used in the Massachusett Bible.
  • A town of northeast Massachusetts, a residential and industrial suburb of Boston. Population: 31,900.


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  • NATICK -- An 83-year-old woman had her license suspended on Friday after police say she smashed her car through the front of a Natick liquor store, pinning the cashier against the counter. - News

  • NATICK 102, BRAINTREE 78: Ali Butcher won the 50 freestyle as Natick cruised past visiting Braintree in a Bay State Conference meet.

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  • Tsai spoke with deputy Food editor Bonnie S. Benwick last week from his home in Natick, Mass.

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  • "Stay away from trendy sectors and speculation unless you have money to burn," says Mike Kornblum, a communications executive in Natick, Mass.

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  • There's an IMAX theater in Natick that would be perfect ...

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  • The U.S. Army Research Development Engineering Command (REDCOM) a military research and development center in Natick, MA, is developing these miracle foods.

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  • So did Falla's in Natick, Mass., for its 25th season.

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  • The program is called Natick 360 and it involves a great many people at a variety of levels of input and committment.

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  • [D] W.en writing this letter Beethoven could have had no prevision that in this aboriginal North America, in a little village called Natick, there was then living a five-year-old boy, answering to the name of Alexander W. Thayer, who was eventually to furnish a biography of the master, so painstaking, exact and voluminous, that it is unique in its class.

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  • Zander is also the music director at the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, in Natick, which is affiliated with the conservatory, and the conductor and founder of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. Top Stories


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  • In Rex Parker's blog about solving crossword puzzles, he complains about a puzzle where 1A "Natick" and 1D "NC Wyeth" share a letter: "I am going to honor this puzzle by naming a crossword constructing principle after one of its elements. I call it: The NATICK Principle. And here it is: If you include a proper noun in your grid that you cannot reasonably expect more than 1/4 of the solving public to have heard of, you must cross that noun with reasonably common words and phrases or very common names." --

    April 6, 2016