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Trebuchet

 

a hurling engine with a long arm that pivots between two posts. At one end of the arm is a weight, at the other is a sling or simply a projectile. The trebuchet could hurl a 20-kilogram stone a distance of 100–150 meters. Dating from antiquity, the weapon was used until the 15th century in the siege of fortresses.

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Couillard also said Quebec would consider holding a public inquiry into relations between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals in the province.
Showing your face is the essence of communication," Couillard said.
83) See Couillard, supra note 6, at 2238-39 (discussing the reasonable expectations test as it relates to cloud computing); see also Jones, 132 S.
Plus d'un chercheur critique en sciences sociales a releve l'existence des liens etroits entre les connaissances que produisent leurs disciplines et les modifications ou le renforcement, au til du temps des discours et des pratiques institutionnels (Cicchelli et Pugeault-Cicchelli 2006; Franssen 2008; Lesemann 1992; Piron 2005; Piron et Couillard 1996).
Balleret won the decider 36-34 against compatriot Couillard, and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Wednesday that they haven't been able to find a tiebreak that went longer, the Daily Express reports.
Our exciting ventures will add to the growth of Qatari economy," said Couillard.
The fashion and hospitality branches are already active, explained Couillard, who said that consumers will begin to notice the presence of the group and its brands from the end of this year.
After an in-depth analysis, Couillard showed great interest in Alberta's two-tier (provincial/regional) model, which had integrated services to a largely unprecedented degree and had the merit of being closer to home than the international models.
LAC, RG 25, file IM 5782-1 Refugees--Czechoslovakian Movement--General File, Part 1, Couillard to Minister, 4 September 1968.
Engqvist H, Botton GA, Couillard M, Mohammadi S, Malmstrom J, Emanuelsson L, Hermansson L, Phaneuf MW, Thomsen P.
Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services Philippe Couillard, rejected key recommendations of the Casonguay task force on the financing of the province's health care system.