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tuft

1. a small clump of trees or bushes
2. (formerly) a gold tassel on the cap worn by titled undergraduates at English universities

tuft

[təft]
(geology)
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Thus, though the struggle was a tremendous one, and though the dragon shattered the tuft of trees into small splinters by the lashing of his tail, yet, as Cadmus was all the while slashing and stabbing at his very vitals, it was not long before the scaly wretch bethought himself of slipping away.
The gigantic pine-forests, on the pointed crags, seemed almost like little tufts of heather, colored by the surrounding clouds.
Tuft was suspended for five days after the Post published a long apology for alleged errors in stories she wrote about the finances of Joyce Meyer Ministries.
Oaks, maples, and many other plants sport small tufts of hairs or pockets of leaf tissue on the undersides of their leaves.
Tufts University Medical School there existed a dispute over the right of an academic institution to require the evaluation of student performance using a certain type of instrument (multiple choice tests) v.
Tuft got the news while awaiting the outcome of her arbitration hearing, which was held in late August.
A rally for Tuft was held outside the Post building the day before the hearing started.
Tuft was suspended by Post editor Ellen Soeteber after the paper received complaints from the Joyce Meyer Ministries.
Her 15-part series, which began March 8, written along with reporter Bill Smith has drawn attention from Editor & Publisher and from NBC-TV's "Dateline," which is scheduled to broadcast an interview with Tuft during the November sweeps.
With the current contract scheduled to expire at midnight last night a putting some 18,000 Tufts patients into a health care limbo -- the two sides came together with only a few hours left, settling the dispute over the level of reimbursement Tufts will pay the for-profit company for patient care.
Plexus IS' Anesthesia Touch improves workflow processes, enhances patient safety and increases mobility for Tufts Medical Center's anesthesia providers.
SOLID MARKET STRATEGY: Fitch views Tufts MC's 'Distributed Academic Medical Center'TM model positively.