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expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase

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the keystone of an arch

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(architecture) solid exterior angle of a building

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There are ironies in West Frankfort: though the city's print paper will die, the offices will continue to publish the Marion, Benton and Du Quoin titles, and the paper's name will live on in a web site GateHouse will continue to fill (with Marion, Benton and Du Quoin news).
We want them to learn discipline and a work ethic," said Clem Campanella, the Du Quoin LIP superintendent.
The death of the woman from Quoin Point is the least ambiguous case; the intention of the incident could only have been to kill.
The most suitable positions were quoins, fence pillars, gate and gas valves and hydrants, street inlets, poles of overhead lines and public lighting, traffic signs and curb returns.
The dead were identified as Donald Roznowski, 51, and his daughter's boyfriend, Jeff Conner, 18, both of Du Quoin.
Quoin Communications LLC, a Port Orchard, WA publisher and consultancy serving the graphic arts industry, has acquired Graphic Communications World from Green Sheet Communications Inc.
Details are available from: Victor Taussig or Pedro de la Riva, Quoin de Inversiones y Negocios SA.
The pounds 319,277 World Trotting Derby was run at Du Quoin, Illinois, on Saturday, while the pounds 1,114,710 All American Futurity, for quarter horses over 440 yards, was at Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, on Monday.
Conte has, from childhood, been steeped in dance of all kinds--musicals, ballet, tap (which he started to learn when he was just seven back home in Du Quoin, Illinois).
Until two years ago the status quoin the sector had remained relatively stable, with four main companies - Thresher, Victoria Wine, Peter Dominic and Augustus Barnett - owned by the major brewers and several smaller chains.
Contract Awarded for hfdf project quoin ridge survey
A recipient of the QUOIN / AGC General Contractor of the Year Award, the TEXO / AGC Summit Award for Construction Excellence and the Texas Building Branch-AGC Outstanding Construction Award, Bob Moore Construction has been one of the most respected commercial construction companies in Texas since 1946.
I also wish to thank the folowing people and organisations: visitors to the Cleveland Show; Al Jumali and Central Mosque worshippers; MFC supporters and Blackpool away supporters, Dimensions for printing my T-shirt and their kind donation, Teesside University vice chancellor, staff and students; members of MLT Club and barstaff, BBC Radio Tees and Alistair Brownlee; in the village, Co-op staff, CM News and owners of Cameo, and in Roman Road, Tesco staff and Veggietable proprietor and Quoin Publishers for rushing through the printing of 'Lorna's Tale' under extreme pressure.
The stunning Quoin Rock Estate in Stellenbosch was seized by the authorities in July and will go under the hammer next month.