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coomb

, combe, coombe, comb
1. Chiefly Southern English a short valley or deep hollow, esp in chalk areas
2. Chiefly Northern English another name for a cirque
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We meet in Coombs that true public servant, one who takes seriously his responsibilities to serve, and does so with intelligence, skill and humility through his long life of service.
Increasingly, Coombs said, it will be a challenge for every type of employer to recruit and retain staff, at every level, of the quality and with the dedication they seek.
pneumoniae infection, including Guillain-Barre-like illness and other central nervous system manifestations, hemolytic anemia, positive Coombs test, thrombocytopenia, and arthritis (4).
Nugget Coombs was truly one of Australia's greatest treasures.
Unable to find the perfect wedding gown, Coombs designed her own.
Education and maturity both are high," Coombs says.
It is a view that Coombs, a white Australian, would in many ways share, yet the purpose of his studies is not to inflame old hatreds (however justified), but to break the cycle of racism and resentment that underpins the `Aboriginal question'.
Many people who had little or no evidence of plasma HIV showed no symptoms, while higher levels appeared to reflect immune system destruction, Coombs says.
I'm thrilled that 7th generation maple farmer Arnold Coombs has launched Get Real Taste the Truth to harness social media to the commendable cause of informing maple consumers.
John's great-grandfather Edward Harris, who died in 1931 aged 73, worked at Coombs Wood all his life.
Van Wyk and Brian Coombs worked with each other for two years at Oakshire.
Mrs Coombs, from Canton, Cardiff, has called for urgent action to improve access for the disabled at the busy station.