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  • n. a bit with a bar mouthpiece that is designed to combine a curb and snaffle


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  • PELHAM MANOR - Westchester County fire investigators and the Pelham Manor fire chief have ruled out Christmas decorations as the cause of a blaze that destroyed a large 2 1 / 2-story wood-frame home New Year's Eve, displacing a family of six.


  • The firm's initial $150 million equity investment allowed Fairway to open a new branch in Pelham Manor, N.Y., and ink leases for three upcoming locations.

    Fairway Market Is Poised for Growth

  • Though, to be fair, Pelham is better than either of those two films.

    Alan reviews “The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3″ » Scene-Stealers

  • DERRY, N.H. -- Trish Burnett was 6 years old and living in Pelham when her family received news that her father, Lt.Col. Sheldon Burnett, was missing in action in Vietnam after his helicopter was shot down over Laos in 1971.

    Burnett, Sheldon J.

  • FOR eight years, Judith and Jonathan shared with another young couple a duplex in Pelham, a town that adjoins Amherst.


  • (Major Pelham is not more than twenty-two); General Jackson remarked, "With a Pelham upon either flank I could vanquish the world."

    The Battle of Fredericksburg

  • Pelham is a classic that too few people acknowledge – a bonus is that Jerry Stiller (Frank Costanza) and George Costanza’s Mom are BOTH in it!

    Weekly Mishmash: December 7-13 :

  • He chides Croker for interrupting the text with inane interpolations: "They remind us of nothing so much as of those profound and interesting annotations which are pencilled by sempstresses and apothecaries 'boys on the dog-eared margins of novels borrowed from circulating libraries-'How beautiful!’ — ‘cursed prosy' — 'I don't like Sir Reginald Malcolm at all.' — 'I think Pelham is a sad dandy.'"

    In Praise of Dispraise

  • DENZEL WASHINGTON, ACTOR: Control center calling Pelham 1, 2, 3.

    CNN Transcript Apr 16, 2009

  • Home was a little town called Pelham in Westchester County, New York, too far to drive just to pick up a suit—if his old suit would even still fit him.



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