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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mining, unproductive ground; country-rock; any rock adjacent to a metalliferous deposit or vein, through which work has to be carried to develop a mine, but which itself contains no ore.

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  • According to this site, "an area where attackers could not be seen or fired upon, a blind spot."

    October 11, 2008