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  • noun Plural form of playdown.

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Examples

  • But Sweden operates under a different system, with national team coach Peja Lindholm selecting world championship and Olympic rinks rather than requiring squads to go through playdowns and qualification events as Canadians do.

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  • As defending Canadian champions, Jones, Lawes, second Jill Officer and lead Dawn Askin didn't have to play in the Manitoba playdowns.

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  • Just to compete in the playdowns to reach the Scotties, the rink had to fly to Whitehorse at a cost of $930 a player.

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  • Mead felt last spring he was ready to play a heavy schedule again and go through the grind of Manitoba playdowns to get back to the Brier.

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  • Randy Ferbey of Sherwood Park, Alta., 52, is an exception, but he did not advance beyond Edmonton city playdowns this year and will miss the Brier.

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  • Gil Thorp comic strip would realize that, just for a few months, following the adventures of non-athletes might be a bazillion times more interesting than watching yet another team of dim jocks try and fail to make the playdowns.

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  • The Whitehorse Curling Club will be hosting playdowns this weekend that will determine which team will represent the Territories at the Canadian Senior's Championships in March.

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  • The Whitehorse Curling Club will be hosting playdowns this weekend that will determine which team will represent the Territories at the Canadian Senior's Championships in March.

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  • Selkirk's Dave Boehmer will defend his provincial title at the Mixed provincial playdowns in Stonewall next week.

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  • Gill, a multi-sport athlete who just finished competing in the high school hockey championships and is about to compete in the basketball playdowns, will concentrate on defence with the Bisons and leave the other sports in his past.

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