tusk


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tusk

1. a pointed elongated usually paired tooth in the elephant, walrus, and certain other mammals that is often used for fighting
2. the canine tooth of certain animals, esp horses

tusk

1. A beveled shoulder on a tenon to provide additional strength, the mortise being cut correspondingly.
2. A stone or brick in toothing.
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He heard the click of tusks as they crossed other tusks by accident, and the dry rustle of trunks twined together, and the chafing of enormous sides and shoulders in the crowd, and the incessant flick and hissh of the great tails.
He found his companion staring grimly over the yard at the tusks, away by the store.
Tusk's logic was based on the fact that Russia does not 'deserve' politically to be readmitted to the Group of Seven, also because of the incident in the Azov Sea, when three Ukrainian Navy ships violated Russian territorial waters and provoked an hours-long standoff.
The PM became embroiled in a war of words with Mr Tusk before he had even taken off on his flight bound for the G7 summit in Biarritz.
The acquisition, following the announcement that Primary Wave Music Publishing had invested in a minority equity position in Premier, brings together Premier's design, strategy, content, project management and account teams with Wool and Tusk's established music supervision expertise and client roster.
The unique test programme gave Tusk operatives a chance to put the Defender through a series of tests as wildlife managers forded rivers, pulled heavily loaded trailers and negotiated challenging terrain.
According to Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou, Anastasiades "informed Donald Tusk about Turkey's ongoing unlawful interference, and they coordinated on the discussion of the issue in the European Council June session."
For the past year, Tusk has been dropping hints that he intends to return to Polish politics.
Donald Tusk's term as president of the European Council will end on November 30, which is perfect timing for the Polish opposition.
Tusk tweeted: "EU27/UK have agreed a flexible extension until 31 October.
Now with Donald Tusk's "special place in hell" speech, I assume he also thinks that most of our country should go to hell.