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Sport a parry in fencing

parade

of finery; most notable ones in New York and Atlantic City on Easter Sunday. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
See: Easter

PARADE

PARallel Applicative Database Engine. A project at Glasgow University to construct a transaction-processor in the parallel functional programming language Haskell to run on an ICL EDS+ database machine.
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Parade first, and earn your booze, was the order of the night.
The big parade of all the thirty thousand men was held that afternoon, and Vixen and I had a good place close to the Viceroy and the Amir of Afghanistan, with high, big black hat of astrakhan wool and the great diamond star in the center.
For some reason or other the platform had given way under Father Brown, and the unfortunate little man had dropped through to the level of the parade. He was just tall enough, or short enough, for his head alone to stick out of the hole in the broken wood, looking like St John the Baptist's head on a charger.
For people had found out how fearful and vast and silent was the force of the savage secret society, and by the time Flambeau and Father Brown were leaning on the parade parapet in April, the Black Man meant in England almost what he once meant in Scotland.
The New York Times in November of 1930 worried that demanding coins could teach children to become professional beggars and blackmailers and that children were annoying the public.(32) Begging, decided the paper, was a "malicious influence on the morals of children of the city."(33) Boys' clubs and other child welfare agencies organized parades and costume contests as alternative activities.
Parades are mandatory for Group 1 races in Britain - with the exception of two-year-old events or races under seven furlongs - and any changes must to be agreed between a course and the BHB's Race Planning Committee.
The week-long event features parades, food fairs, music, fine art showcases, local band and calypso competitions, culminating in festivities at the National Stadium.
The bands don't want to be near other floats that feature music and then you have to consider the units leaving to go to other parades."
(https://www.livescience.com/39882-mermaid.html) Mermaids do exist and (https://www.coneyisland.com/tourist-information) Coney Island, a New York neighborhood, came alive with its annual 37 th Mermaid Day Parade as over 800,000 "merpeople" took to the streets Friday to celebrate the ancient myth and fictional sea-beings.
The Limassol children's carnival parade that was postponed due to heavy rainfall on Sunday will take place together with the grand carnival parade this coming Sunday instead, the municipality announced on Monday.
Though relatively new, this year the city of Phoenix celebrates its 22nd annual Veterans Day Parade, which is now one of the four most-attended parades in the country.
Many Orange parades will take place from all over Liverpool including Dingle, Garston, Norris Green Netherfield Road and Hayworth Street around 8am on the Thursday morning.