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Deal,

town (1991 pop. 26,311), Kent, SE England, on the Downs, an important passage for Channel shipping. It is a popular holiday resort. There is some boat building. Other industries include brush making, the production of plastics, and precision engineering. Deal is the reputed landing place of Julius Caesar in 55 B.C. and a later member of the Cinque PortsCinque Ports
[O. Fr.,=five ports], name applied to an association of maritime towns in Sussex and Kent, SE England. They originally numbered five: Hastings, Romney (now New Romney), Hythe, Dover, and Sandwich. The association was informally organized in the 11th cent.
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. Henry VIII had three castles built in the area: Deal Castle, Walmer Castle (seat of the lord warden of the Cinque Ports), and Sandown Castle (which has been washed away). From the 17th to the early 19th cent., Deal was an important supply and service center for ships anchored at the Downs.

deal

[dēl]
(design engineering)
A face on which numbers are registered by means of a pointer.
A disk usually with a series of markings around its border, which can be turned to regulate the operation of a machine or electrical device.

deal

1.(US) Pine or fir lumber cut to a specified size, usually at least 3 in. (76 mm) thick and 9 in. (229 mm) wide.
2. (Brit.) Square-sawn softwood lumber, 17/8 in. (47.6 mm) to 4 in. (101.6 mm) thick and 9 in. (228.6 mm) to under 11 in. (279.4 mm) wide.

deal

1
Cards
a. the process of distributing the cards
b. a player's turn to do this
c. a single round in a card game

deal

2
1. a plank of softwood timber, such as fir or pine, or such planks collectively
2. the sawn wood of various coniferous trees, such as that from the Scots pine (red deal) or from the Norway Spruce (white deal)

Deal

a town in SE England, in Kent, on the English Channel: two 16th-century castles: tourism, light industries. Pop.: 96 670 (2003 est.)
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