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a portion of the catch or the profits from a whaling or fishing expedition
of, involving, or belonging to people who are not clergy
1. a ballad or short narrative poem, esp one intended to be sung
2. a song or melody
The direction, length, or angle of twist of the strands in a rope or cable.
The direction of the prevailing surface pattern on a piece of metal after grinding, cutting, lapping, or other processing.
A share of profit.