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messmate

A variety of eucalyptus wood; used as timber for rough work.
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Prince William's messmates must get fed up with the Tabloids' Pet
The 1980s mujahedeen had also clearly inherited that "perfect sight" that enabled their ancestors to pick off Kipling's messmates left and right.
Mark the great Captains on both sides, The soldiers with the broad renown-- They all were messmates on the Hudson's marge.
One party-goer said the disgraced senior officer astounded his messmates by trying to engage in coarse banter with some civilian female guests.
Rudyard Kipling, wrote over 100 years ago: "The Afghan tribesmen, being blessed with perfect sight, pick off our messmates, left and right.
Meyer, then a dentist in Chicago, wrote on the pages of Foreign Service magazine in 1915: "For weeks after the massacre, ghastly panoramas of my butchered messmates would cross my mental vision.
Installed at 9200 sites, DiskXtender often works with its messmates to deliver solutions like: automating the billing process at the Washington Post; eliminating the need for paper report delivery and storage at Legg Mason; and automating product testing and evaluation at Gillette.
Above me tower messmates (Eucalyptus obliqua), mountain grey gums (E.
The magic is there at all hours, but it is that time just before sunset and after, the perfect time for a drink, a song, and hearty companionship with one's messmates, or mates of other kinds, when a short, jolly cruise in a well-found craft is most enjoyable.
Because of his good personality and his willingness to work, he soon made a place for himself with his messmates and also won the regard of the officers under whom he served.
The military brass didn't always appreciate Beetle Bailey and his messmates, which made Walker, as he noted in accepting the award, "persona non grata" around here (the Pentagon) for many, many years.
In her manner she exhibits all the traits of a British tar, and takes her grog with her late messmates with the greatest gaiety.