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  • n. someone connected with Tottenham Hotspur FC, as a fan, player, coach etc.


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  • The Geneva Spur is a large rock outcroping and is the last clibm before reachng the South Col. I took this picture in 2003 but in 2008 there was no snow at all.

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  • That night, we came to an isle, which he called Spur-kite land, because we found there great store of such a kind of bird in shape, but very delicate, of which we killed and roasted many; staying there till the next day midnoon (8th October), when we departed thence.

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  • Of course, being science fiction readers we also soon realize that the upsiders are post-humans and so it's easy to get immersed in Spur's discovery of the bigger picture.

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  • In the hospital, Spur uses their advanced "tell" communications device (such an off-putting device to have on a Luddite world!) and catches the attention of off-worlder High Gregory, who soon arrives with a contingent to set things straight in Spur's farming village.

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  • Buford, too, believes Gooden could wind up being more than a short-term Spur if he fits as well with the team's way of playing as he believes he can.


  • In Goshen, DaVino-Garcia rehabilitates neglected horses with her husband, Robert, at the farm she calls Spur of the Moment Ranch and Haven.

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  • Down Climbing the Geneva Spur from the South Col more ...

    Mt. Everest

  • Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images Models posed as the Bentley Continental Flying Spur is unveiled in Hyderabad, Oct. 27 2006.

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  • So Hunnypot Unlimited's John Anderson dragged a bunch of us to a local dive bar called The Spur where he was co-sponsoring a showcase of some indie bands.

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  • Mr. HEIL: Yeah, the crux of the climb on K2 - at least on the Abruzzi Spur, which is the standard route on the mountain - is called the bottleneck, and it basically funnels all the climbers into a very, very exposed, steep and dangerous part of the mountain.

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