from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The variety of Massachusett spoken in the 1600s in Natick, Massachusetts, a town west of Boston founded as a settlement for Christian members of the Massachusett people. It is the variety in which the Massachusett Bible was written.


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  • 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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  • 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

  • "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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  • Tsai spoke with deputy Food editor Bonnie S. Benwick last week from his home 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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  • 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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  • 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