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rowlock, rolok, rollock

1. A brick laid on its edge so that its end is visible.
2. One ring of a rowlock arch.
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Testa MF and Rolock N, 'Professional foster care: a future worth pursuing?', Child Welfare 78:1, pp 108-24, 1999
Once an investigation is initiated, several studies have identified race as a significant predictor in decisions made by child welfare staff, including substantiation of maltreatment (Fluke, Yuan, Hedderson, & Curtis, 2003; Rolock & Testa, 2005; Sabol, Coulton, & Pouousky, 2004) and placement into foster care (Goerge & Lee, 2005; Lu et al., 2004; Needell, Brookhart, & Lee, 2003).