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porter:

see beerbeer,
alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermenting cereals, especially malted barley, usually with the addition of hops as a flavoring agent and stabilizer. One of the oldest of alcoholic beverages (there is archaeological evidence dating to c.3000 B.C.
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porter

1
US and Canadian a railway employee who waits on passengers, esp in a sleeper

porter

2
RC Church a person ordained to what was formerly the lowest in rank of the minor orders

porter

3
Brit a dark sweet ale brewed from black malt

Porter

1. Cole. 1893--1964, US composer and lyricist of musical comedies. His most popular songs include Night and Day and Let's do It
2. George, Baron Porter of Luddenham. 1920--2002, British chemist, who shared a Nobel prize for chemistry in 1967 for his work on flash photolysis
3. Katherine Anne. 1890--1980, US short-story writer and novelist. Her best-known collections of stories are Flowering Judas (1930) and Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1939)
4. Peter. born 1929, Australian poet, living in Britain
5. Rodney Robert. 1917--85, British biochemist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1972 for determining the structure of an antibody
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Oh, madam," cried the porter, "let me stay yet a little while.
Instead, a minor miracle occurred and the Tigers found ways to win without Porter.
com that Porter choked and punched her during the five years they were husband and wife.
Out-of-control Porter, of Yarn Close, in St Helens, then went on to attack witness David Lane, who had chased and confronted him.
The Dublin Porter has its origins in a 1796 entry in the Guinness brewers' diaries, and was inspired by the "golden age of porter" in the 1800s.
The Essex captured fourteen ships; some Porter added to his fleet, two others he sent to America loaded with $100,000 worth of oil (the British blockade recaptured both).
To find out, I turned my crazy dream of becoming a porter into a reality.
The subcontracting agreement between D'Frada and MIAA came after the government agency decided to privatize porter services early this year.
Waseem, another porter belongs to Shakargarh, said that he even slept at railway station and went back after a month by saving some money but, he said that last month he could not go home as he could not save enough money for his family.
From the onset of the book, Helmes-Hayes is clear in his intention to explore the intellectual influences and contributions of John Porter through a chronological and systematic narrative that weaves together Porter's life, times, and work.
Five years ago she became the first woman porter at Jesus College - after doing various jobs, including being a National Health Service administrator and a company account manager.
The report alleged when a porter was bleeped an unidentified male responded from the porters' restroom.