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- n. The face.
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- n. a race between people rowing or driving boats
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John insisted upon relating his experiences and increased the interest of his friends in spite of their efforts to appear indifferent when he said there were three young people on board the Varmint, who were expecting to spend the summer on an island near Fred's grandfather's and were also confident that the boat race was to be the supreme event of the summer.
"And would it not be this man number six," Lebec persisted, "who murdered your husband at the boat race ... supposing it to have been murder?"