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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

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

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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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See the Sea veterans will feel a chill of dark portent as Rampling's Marie Drillon, an English professor on summer break, walks over the dune with her husband, Jean (Bruno Cremer), and hits the sand.
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Ce bloc feuillet a ete imprime sur papier en fil de soie naturelle, precise la meme source, notant que les deux timbres-poste portent chacun une valeur faciale de 8,40 dhs.
On ne sait pas qui ils sont, ils ne portent pas de papiers d'identite", se lamente le volontaire.
The dark tone makes the trailer's closing line "I just want to unzip my body and put you in there" laced with portent.
Losing at home to also relegated Doncaster was, I thought, a portent of things to come - that's if CCFC survive the season.