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a unit of weight, used esp in China, equal to about one and a half pounds or about 0.67 kilogram
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A piece of stick (the Cattie ) approximately six inches long and one inch square, pointed at both ends, and with one to four carved in Roman numerals, was laid across the cup, then flicked up with a longer stick (the Doggie) and hit as far away as possible.
Alternating chapters from Denn, Cattie, and fellow player Jimbo's points of view give readers different perspectives on the action, which mostly revolves around poker hands and reading "tells," the subtle signs players look for in each other in order to decide what cards to play.
Blaze Advisor's business rules technology lets our operations personnel directly participate in systems development and modifications to keep pace with today's changing requirements," added Cattie.
Munson, Guarcello, Peel, Farley and Cattie Bring Wealth of Experience to
Eighteen-year-old Bolt member Cattie Storey of Eastland, TX received the keys to her new Ford Escape at a ceremony last week.
The Lenten journey catties us to the cross, so it is fitting that the gospel for this day is the beginning of Jesus' journey to the cross, his baptism.
Catties expects volumes in Welcome Finance to be down by some 75 per cent on 2008, which itself saw a reduction from 2007.
Monter provides an elegantly written narrative history in an almost chatty style that catties his painstaking archival work lightly.
This has eroded the sympathy of the nation, but Malema catties on fighting.
Cat Roberts She launched her business, Catties Cakes, after collecting a pounds 1,000 bursary from enterprise group Llwyddo'n Lleol to help buy new equipment.
Skinheads and rude boys would probably fight each other if they were on their own," he'd advise us sagely as we walked down to the wasteground to load up our catties.
As such, they normally were paid about 1,000 catties of unhusked rice per year and board and room if they owned no home.