Definitions

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

  • Spleen: splenomegaly.

Etymologies

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

Greek splēno-, from splēn, spleen.

Examples

  • Eric Blevins and Amber Nitchman are still preventing the expansion of mining on the summit of Coal River Mountain, a mountain that has the best wind energy (and therefore economic) potential in the area.

    Think Progress » For eighth day, climate activists block bulldozers at WV’s Coal River Mountain.

  • Climate Ground Zero and Mountain Watch said Amber Nitchman, 19, and Eric Blevins, 28, both came down from the trees Friday because of a drop in temperature.

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  • Amber Nitchman, 19, and Eric Blevins, 28, set a record for the ongoing protest outside Massey Energy's Bee Tree Mine in Raleigh County, the Charleston (W. Va.)

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  • "It's not over until the blasting is stopped," Nitchman said.

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • Despite the audio and psychological abuse, Eric Blevins and Amber Nitchman refuse to descend.

    The Understory : Understory.RAN.org

  • The group says David Smith, Amber Nitchman and Eric Blevins have endured sleet and rain.

    The Shad Plank

  • Notes: Indiana was the only other Big Ten school who offered Nitchman a scholarship, but the 6-foot-4, 296-pound center has made his mark at

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  • Roushar said he expects Nitchman to be ready for Notre Dame.

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  • Nitchman, a fifth-year senior and potential Rimington Trophy candidate, suffered a sprained knee against Montana State and missed the second half of that game and the entire Central game.

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  • Police say Nitchman is a horse trainer, who allegedly abused three 13-year-old boys.

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