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porter:

see beerbeer,
alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermenting cereals, especially malted barley, usually with the addition of hops as a flavoring agent and stabilizer. One of the oldest of alcoholic beverages (there is archaeological evidence dating to c.3000 B.C.
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porter

1
US and Canadian a railway employee who waits on passengers, esp in a sleeper

porter

2
RC Church a person ordained to what was formerly the lowest in rank of the minor orders

porter

3
Brit a dark sweet ale brewed from black malt

Porter

1. Cole. 1893--1964, US composer and lyricist of musical comedies. His most popular songs include Night and Day and Let's do It
2. George, Baron Porter of Luddenham. 1920--2002, British chemist, who shared a Nobel prize for chemistry in 1967 for his work on flash photolysis
3. Katherine Anne. 1890--1980, US short-story writer and novelist. Her best-known collections of stories are Flowering Judas (1930) and Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1939)
4. Peter. born 1929, Australian poet, living in Britain
5. Rodney Robert. 1917--85, British biochemist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1972 for determining the structure of an antibody
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"Madam," answered the porter, "these gentlemen entreat you to explain to them why you should first whip the dogs and then cry over them, and also how it happens that the fainting lady is covered with scars.
But they made up their minds to die bravely, all except the porter, who loudly inquired of Zobeida why he was to suffer for other people's faults, and declared that these misfortunes would never have happened if it had not been for the Calenders, who always brought ill-luck.
In spite of her anger, there was something so comic in the groans of the porter that Zobeida could not refrain from laughing.
Those that will tell us their histories and their reasons for coming here shall be allowed to leave unhurt; those who refuse--" And she paused, but in a moment the porter, who understood that he had only to relate his story to set himself free from this terrible danger, immediately broke in,
"Oh, madam," cried the porter, "let me stay yet a little while.
By using the Icegen software, each porter will be issued a specially designed Wi-Fi badge that transmits a unique ID number correlated with his ID in the Icegen software.
'Thank you @francislibiran8 for this stunning custom couture piece you sent all the way from the Philippines,' Porter said via Instagram on June 6.
Just hours after being discharged, Mr Porter started panicking, saying he could not breathe, the court was told, reports theManchester Evening News.
In addition to his wife, Albert is survived by his daughters: Beverly (Terry) Heiman, Ramsey; Barbara (Bryan) Rhodes, Oconee; Joyce (Mario) Carmona, Mattoon; grandchildren: Whitney Craig, Shelby Craig, Laci Craig, Michelle Heiman, Alia Porter, Autumn Rhodes; great grandchildren: Joelynn Craig & Jance Cantrell; and siblings: Jack Porter, Herrick; Irma (Charles) Shuff, Tower Hill; Annie (Bill) Smith, Ramsey; Richard Porter, Marion.
Porter joined the company as associate general counsel in 2011 and was promoted in 2016 to general counsel of Chubb Bermuda, where he also provided legal oversight for its affiliates in Dublin and London.
Porter, 31, is known as an aggressive pressure brawler with a high workrate.
This makes Porter Wright the first Columbus-based, full-service law firm to enter the Chicago market.