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1) Draggle-tail. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A slut; a woman who allows her petticoats to trail in the dirt. The word should be "daggle-tail" (q.v.), from the Scotch dag (dew on the grass), daggle (wet with...

2) allow. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...to have: allow oneself a little treat. 4. To make provision for; assign: The schedule allows time for a coffee break. 5. To plan for in case of need: allow two inches...

3) tax loophole. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...tax loophole A provision in the laws governing taxation that allows people to reduce their taxes. The term has the connotation of an unintentional omission or obscurity...

4) Individual Retirement Account. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Individual Retirement Account A retirement plan. The traditional IRA allows individuals to contribute pretax earnings up to a maximum yearly allowance and to defer...

5) non-Euclidean geometry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...geometry, branch of geometry in which the fifth postulate of Euclidean geometry, which allows one and only one line parallel to a given line through a given external...

6) 15012. Corneille, Pierre. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:15012 QUOTATION:He who allows me to rule is in fact my master. ATTRIBUTION:Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. King Prusias, in Nicomede, act...

7) 3805. Anthony, Susan B. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:3805 QUOTATION:. God allows the wheat and the tares to grow up together, and . the tares frequently get the start of the wheat and kill it out. The only difference...

8) 5972. Baudrillard, Jean. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:5972 QUOTATION:A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dungheap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded...

9) 47876. Sade, Marquis de. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:47876 QUOTATION:Nature allows all, by its murderous laws;Incest and rape, all theft and parricide,All sodom's pleasures, Sappho's lesbian games,All that destroys...

10) 24965. Gingold, Alfred. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:24965 QUOTATION:Crotchless trouser allows wearer to show private parts in public. Neoprene-coated nylon pack cloth is stain resistant, water repellent and...

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