from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In coal-mining, see the extract.


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  • The White House had expected a huge turnout, and even sent memos to media organizations warning them that they could only send one correspondent per outlet, and that there would most likely be standing room only for non-seat holders.

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  • When the White House announced President Bush's final press conference yesterday, it sent a bulletin to reporters declaring "one correspondent per organization" and "standing room only for non-seat holders."

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  • NICE TRY, DOUG -- Douglass Sloan's run at Eleanor Holmes Norton for the District's congressional non-seat gets a through examination from the Post's Ben Pershing: "Sloan, a Ward 4 advisory neighborhood commissioner and political consultant, is only the second candidate to oppose Norton in the Democratic primary since she was elected in 1990. ...

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