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1. Elizabeth Barrett. 1806--61, English poet and critic; author of the Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850)
2. her husband, Robert. 1812--89, English poet, noted for his dramatic monologues and The Ring and the Book (1868--69)
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(plant pathology)
Any plant disorder or disease marked by brown discoloration of a part. Also known as stem break.
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brown coat, floating coat

The coat of roughly finished plaster beneath the finish coat; in three-coat work, the second coat of plaster, applied over a scratch coat and covered by the finish coat; in two-coat work, the base-coat plaster applied over lath or masonry; may contain a greater proportion of aggregate than the scratch coat.
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Eventually, the United States gave 20,000 ,30-'06 M1919A4 Browning Machine Guns (BMG) to the Israel Defense Force (IDF).
The Model 1917A1 water-cooled Browning machine gun remained in service through World War II and the Korean War.
Let us touch briefly on the history of the Browning machine gun.
This is the fourth and final volume of Dolf Goldsmith's monumental series on the Browning machine gun. This time writing in collaboration with highly respected machine gun historian Frank Iannamico, they.
Would-be buyers crammed into the sale in Phoenix, Arizona, to get a glimpse of the legendary 1965 Aston Martin DB5, complete with superspy additions including built-in Browning machine guns and tyre slashers.
Three .30 caliber and one .50 caliber Browning machine guns along with the 76mm main gun made this model Sherman a formidable opponent.
The Spitfires and Hurricanes which won that vital battle were fitted with Browning machine guns from the BSA, with radiators and air coolers from the Serck; and with aero-carburettors from SU Carburettors - and if that factory had been destroyed, the air force would have suffered a mortal blow.
Equally incredible are the American machine gun accessories that somehow ended up in this warehouse after the war: M3 tripods for the .50 Browning machine guns, M2 tripods for the U.S.
During World War II, air-powered BB machine guns modeled after .30-and .50-caliber Browning machine guns were used by the US Army to train recruits quickly and inexpensively.
machine gun units began receiving American-produced M1917 Browning machine guns in .30-'06.