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  • noun Plural form of slater.


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  • To make the most of Snowmageddon's aftermath, Pauly has doubled-down, hiring slate roof repairmen -- known as "slaters" -- from Upstate New York and Long Island at $400 a day.

    Roof-and-gutter service finds the silver lining in Snowmageddon

  • I had been wondering about the "slaters," spelled variously as "slatters," "sclaters," and "slatears," which seemed to be an important ingredient in a number of medicines, so I was pleased to see a clear cork-stoppered vial with this name on the label.

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  • And a few pages later, "decoctions made of the roots of celandine, turmeric, and juice of 200 slaters cannot but be of great service in a case of jaundice."

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • The problem is when you White religious fanatics and blank slaters get any kind of power and look out at the world through this distorted and dishonest lens.

    A terribly painful conversation.

  • December 24th, 2007 at 12: 32 pm brian slaters email address is thankyou for your enquiries you wont be dissapointed with this poster gav Says:

    Coca Cola Happiness Factory Commercial

  • Had he made use of the ladders and scaffoldings of the slaters to get from roof to roof, from enclosure to enclosure, from compartment to compartment, to the buildings of the Charlemagne court, then to the buildings of the Saint – Louis court, to the outer wall, and thence to the hut on the Rue du Roi-deSicile?

    Les Miserables

  • I love to teach people about horseshoe crabs and sea slaters.

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  • I love to teach people about horseshoe crabs and sea slaters.

    Two jetty stories

  • A nobleman must marry a noblewoman: a baron, a baron's daughter; a knight, a knight's; a gentleman, a gentleman's: as slaters sort their slates, do they degrees and families.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Via CeticismoAberto, news of a Brazilian find of a barata d'água ( "giant water bug"): a specimen of Bathynomus giganteus, a giant deep sea isopod - a relative of the woodlice (aka pill bugs) and sea slaters.

    Giant carnivorous aquatic woodlouse!


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