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stint

any of various small sandpipers of the chiefly northern genus Calidris (or Erolia), such as C. minuta (little stint)
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Earlier they had joined other Freeholders to walk the bounds of the centuries-old organisation, whose members own plots of land - known as stints - on Newbiggin Common.
Then I had a sparkplug failure in the beginning of my stint, so had to come in to change the kart around to a spare one.
I cherish memories of the time that we spent together, mostly at Indian community events," said Ravishankar, who was the general secretary of ICC during Mathai's stint as the ambassador to Qatar.
Yousuf had originally signed up for a stint in the rebel Indian Cricket League before the formation of the IPL.
During her previous stint at the company, she served as senior vice president/regional operations manager and senior vice president/finance director.
However, during a much-ballyhooed December 19 press conference, held at Miss USA bigwig Donald Trump's Trump Tower in Manhattan, the Donald granted Conner a reprieve in return for much tearful contrition and a stint in rehab--presumably for the coke and booze.
He recounts how, after a brief stint as an industrial physicist, he returned to academia and teaching at the graduate level Mallett recalls bouts of depression that would leave him wondering whether his life's pursuits were based on fantasy Yet his lifelong dream continues to inspire his theorizing about time travel Thunder Mouth Press, 2006, 216 p, b&w photos, hardcover, $24.
But Anderson, former chief executive of Enterprise Florida, a government and business partnership for economic growth, insists the joys greatly outweighed the surprises during his stint as a volunteer with the International Executive Service Corps.
Ataha joins Bullets after a brief stint with the Milton Keynes Lions last season and has this season been playing for EBL side London Capitals.
During her four-year stint in Geneva, she will--among other activities--help prepare a youth pre-conference to the WCC World Assembly, to take place in Brazil in 2006.
During his four-term stint in Congress, he served on the House Ways and Means Committee, the Public Works and Transportation Committee, the Small Business Committee and the Senate Special Committee on Aging.
Kohn, managing partner at Kirsch, Kohn & Bridge LLP, has served in numerous capacities for CalCPA, including a stint on the board of directors and as chair of the Members Insurance Committee.