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favourite

(US), favorite
1. Sport a competitor thought likely to win
2. Computing a place on certain browsers that allows internet users to list the addresses of websites they find and like with a click of the mouse so that they can revisit them merely by opening the list and clicking on the address
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As the big publishers prepare to issue Favorite Son to a conscripted public, we might well look at the details.
Former Alva dread and Pacifica's own favorite son, Chris Cook, gave an emotional address at the opening ceremonies where he was honored as the project's head designer.
ARKANSANS WON'T GET TO vote for favorite son Wesley Clark to be the Democratic nominee for president.
Ken Burns Jazz Collections (2000) Public Broadcasting's favorite son admitted that he knew little about jazz when he began this project, but in the course of producing a 19-hour film (Jazz, 10-disc DVD), the inevitable companion book (Jazz: A History of Music, by Geoffery Ward), and a five-CD box set (Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of American Music), Burns has certainly earned a graduate degree in America's most important musical idiom.
1,934) is contemplating a monument to its favorite son, Rulon Gardner, hero of the Sydney Olympics; and so what if he happens to be a Greco-Roman wrestler?
Occasionally, early modern artisans did write of personal sentiment, as when the tanner Parets broke his cataloguing of events and lists of names to turn inward and mourn the loss of his wife and favorite son during Barcelona's plague of 1651.
Of the six performances, none were more eagerly anticipated than the first two, which featured the Colon's favorite son and daughter in Zarko Prebil's take on the Petipa classic, a Colon staple since 1980.
AT&T, God's phone service, has figured out the best way to attract young consumers who would rather chew gravel than align themselves with a corporate behemoth like Ma Bell's favorite son: Wear a disguise.
Dryden based his work on an Old Testament incident recorded in II Samuel 13-19; these chapters relate the story of King David's favorite son Absalom and his false friend Achitophel (Ahithophel), who persuades Absalom to revolt against his father.
Favorite son Horus, promoted to Warmaster, must carry out a plan which pits him against his brothers.
Monrovia's favorite son, Ben Schroeder, man-handled the combi with lipslide roll-ins through the corner, big backside Smiths, late grab eggs, and hair raising sweeper disaster on the hip crashing into sixth.
RIP--Surfing's favorite son Jay Moriarity, Santa Cruz, CA, killed the day before his 23rd birthday in June while diving in the Maldives.