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  • noun Plural form of pompom.

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Examples

  • On Sunday, Owens had a 45-yard touchdown catch late in the third quarter and grabbed two pompoms from a 49ers cheerleader to celebrate.

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  • When Owens reached the end zone, he picked up two pompoms from a cheerleader and danced along with the Gold Rush cheerleaders in the end zone, drawing wild applause.

    NFL - National Football League - Green Bay vs. San Francisco

  • There, a crew of about 25 workers showed up on two massive barges to position booms and long lines of "pompoms" - ribbonlike material used to catch oil as it comes ashore - to protect the inlet leading from the Gulf of Mexico to Pensacola Bay.

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  • The poodles also have balls of hair on their hip bones called pompoms or rosettes.

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  • They dropped strings of mop-like, white plastic "pompoms," weighted down by metal chains, into the shallow water.

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  • His artillery, consisting of several heavy pieces and a number of machine guns (including one of the diabolical 'pompoms'), was cleverly placed upon the further side of the stream, and was not only provided with shelter pits but had rows of reserve pits, so that the guns could be readily shifted when their range was found.

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  • They held a press conference Tuesday with Magic Johnson and others all but waving pompoms to announce that a naming rights deal has been made for a stadium that hasn't been built to host a team that hasn't committed to come there.

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  • They held a press conference Tuesday with Magic Johnson and others all but waving pompoms to announce that a naming rights deal has been made for a stadium that hasn't been built to host a team that hasn't committed to come there.

    Don't Buy Those NFL Season Tickets Just Yet

  • Orange and blue pompoms were laid at the base of the trees along with signs, including one that read "get well soon."

    Arrest Made In Connection To Auburn Tree Poisoning

  • They may use any weapons they please, from revolvers and rifles to machine guns and pompoms.

    Chapter 26

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