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- n. Informal The act of defecating.
- n. Informal Feces.
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- n. Feces; the act of defecation.
- n. a first mate
- n. primary assistant; vice-leader
- n. The batsman who opens alongside the number one, but does not face the first delivery.
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We know from clue number two that Mount Bdreth is not the mountain with the pine forest or the mountain with the pillar.
Their job that day was to take the number two D-558-2 research airplane up to an altitude of a little over 30,000 feet and then drop it so HSFS research pilot Jack McKay could take it through a flight investigation of its vertical tail loads.
While Preacher Wil toed the rubber and readied to face the number two ballist in the lineup, Ruby decided to go with a different approach.
Like Joe Stanley, the number two hitter fell behind 0–2, but unlike the leadoff man, this batter was too baffled by the back-to-back breaking pitches to even swing.
Soon the Wells book was number two in sales at That Bookstore in Blytheville.
Market strategy number two is a logical outgrowth of the concept of core competencies, which is the idea that, in a world where specialists increasingly outperform generalists, a business should focus on what it does best and what is essential to its success.
But the regular number two hitter, second baseman Willie Randolph, had pulled a hamstring muscle in the last week of the season, and his replacement, rookie Brian Doyle, was a poor hitter.
He was done, slipped number two back into its leather den, and was halfway to shotgunland before the last plate fell.
Indeed, in late 1962 he told his close aide Kenneth ODonnell that he wanted to energize State by moving Bundy to the number two position there, with White House counsel Ted Sorensen assuming the national security adviser role.
He promoted two of Bundys aides to the rank of deputy: Robert Komer as across-the-board number two man; and Francis Bator, who had assumed the international economic policy portfolio after Carl Kaysen returned to Cambridge.