from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cluster of cottages; a hamlet or clachan.
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I will say again at the ouset of my comment that this case bothers me a great deal.
Weisberg has been part of the Daley administration from its ouset, joining him as head of the newly created Department of Cultural Affairs in 1989 after having served six years as head of
The Ulsterman emerged in front from the ouset and his lead was never seriously threatened after that.
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Rfn Aldridge, who had a girlfriend Jem and brother Matthew, "made his mark from the ouset", his comrades said.