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pouter

a breed of domestic pigeon with a large crop capable of being greatly puffed out
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I can't help noting the effeminate roundedness of the gentlemen and the pigeons and the inflated "bust" of the gentleman in figure 2 modeled on the Pouter pigeon in figure 1.
They realize it is necessary to get customers in, and they integrate the PRO Hardware flexible circular to customize and personalize their advertising, including outdoor pouter equipment and farm supplies.
He noted for instance that males of a wine-colored variety of the Pouter are generally checkered whereas females are not.
Ian Pouter, Justin Leonard and Angel Cabrera made the best starts of the big names, all safely negotiating a handful of holes in level par, while the wellfancied quintet of Geoff Ogilvy, Steve Stricker, Vijay Singh, Paul Casey and Jim Furyk were all alongside Woods on one over par when the players were called off.
An Air Force white paper of 1990, Global Reach--Global Pouter, articulated a vision of how the service would contribute to national defense in a changing world.
Such an idling existence can be maddening for those outside it, as is the case for Wiseman's mother-in-law, who hears of his intent to do nothing during a Christmas gathering: "Dorcas drew herself up like a pouter pigeon, expelled several indignant puffing sounds, and then a really righteous bone-in-her-throat cough.
The people gave self-anointed government haters the reins of pouter because they believed Republican propaganda and had trouble connecting the taxes they pay with the often indirect benefits they receive.
that failed to show" much pouter against U's great ape.
Reports from the site deride companies such as Alcoa, American Electric PouTer, ConocoPhillips, General Electric and Marathon Oil for lack of foresight on issues of climate change.
The popular consent, even if misguided, curiously endorses Domhoff's assertion that "classes and class conflict, along with protest and social disruption, have to be taken seriously to understand pouter in America" but only in the sense that the absence of turmoil is a measure of deep satisfaction with things as they are (Domhoff 1990 282); America's ruling elite seems to enjoy pervasive permission.
More pouter than populist, tough-guy Jesse Ventura threw hissy fits instead of roundhouse rights.