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Battus

revealed theft by Mercury; turned to touchstone. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 47]
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Nematodirus battus has a di'erent life-cycle to other parasitic sheep worms and the infection can pass from one lamb crop to the next.
Avermectins do not appear to have a persistent activity against nematodirus battus, which they do against some other worms.
Les travailleurs blancs se sont battus contre 1'embauche des employes noirs, en disant que ces demiers saperaient leur virilite et le syndicalisme aux chemins de fer.
L'entraineur de Manchester United, Jose Mourinho, a estime que son equipe anglaise est revenue de loin face aux Francais de Saint Etienne qu'ils ont battus 3-0, apres avoir "si mal joue" en premiere periode de ce match aller des 16e de finale d'Europa League dispute jeudi soir a Old Trafford.
Battus et sechement battus a Relizane, les Canaris ont subi une nouvelle humiliation.
What you might suspect is that Brandt Corstius (as his surname was) has been a keen reader of Word Ways for many years, but you might not know that he (under the name Battus, one of his many pseudonyms) has compiled the bible of Dutch word play Opperlandse taal-& letterkunde (1981) [1] with its two successors OPPERLANS
Au match retour dispute dimanche au stade El Abdi d'El Jadida, les cadets du Maroc, battus sur le score de (2-1), ont confirme la defaite du match [beaucoup moins que]aller[beaucoup plus grand que] a Conakry (1-0).
Les Lions de l'Atlas ont ete battus par la selection angolaise sur le score de 75 points a 95 (mi-temps: 28-50-), ratant ainsi le dernier carre, qui les rapprocherait d'une premiere participation a la coupe du monde de la discipline.
Mais en deuxieme periode, les Galiciens, envoyes en deuxieme division par ce resultat, se sont battus avec l'energie du desespoir.
It is caused by the worm Nematodirus battus, which has a different life-cycle to other sheep worms and under certain climatic conditions can strike very quickly, with little or no warning.
When appropriate, she can pull out the stops, floating out of pirouettes into arabesque on pointe, balancing in passes battus, and calmly changing her spot in the circular series of fouettes that invariably brings down the house.