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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of protrematous brachiopods having a straight hinge, subquadrate valves with ribbed exterior, well-developed teeth and sockets, and no calcified brachidium. The genus has been greatly subdivided, and is now restricted to a comparatively few species which occur in the early Silurian rocks.

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  • I trust you understand the nature orthis war and the sacrifices made by so many thousands of families who have been separnted from loved ones deployed in defense of our Nation and whose homes bear the fractures, upheavals and scars of mUltiple and compounded deployments.

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  • = D orthis Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 05: 32 PM EST there is no such thing as to stop sweating. you can prevent the smell with a deodorant, but that's about it. there are people that sweat more than others. but really now, nobody at EW took in consideration that there are really big lights on set that happen to warm up a chamber, or the temperature or the physical effort of Pattinson? in the end, sweat is the natural body's way to cool down. but I guess Christine Spines and whoever authorized the photo missed their biology classes. through all their school years. so before you post such a story and photo, educate yourselves peasants!

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