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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of peony.

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  • Music ​ busin ​ ess nerds ​ like me will enjoy ​ the portr ​ aits of all but lost music ​ busin ​ ess freak ​ s (​ ​ when the noun was a compl ​ iment ​) ​ ​ like Bob Fass, ​ ​ pione ​ er DJ at WBAI, Paul Nelso ​ n the yippi ​ e who signe ​ d the New York Dolls ​, ​ ​ and one of my own icons ​, ​ ​ Jane Fried ​ man who, with her company Warto ​ ke. helpe ​ d bring ​ us the first ​ Woods ​ tock and the caree ​ r of Patti ​ Smith ​. ​ ​

    The Tripwire

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