chain lightning


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a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)

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They also have their rhythm team along so are able to play stripped down versions of Dan tunes like Josie, Chain Lightning and Black Friday.
Her later collections indicate a trend toward the psychological and the pathological, including A Turning Wind (1939), Beast in View (1944), The Green Wave (1948), Orpheus (1949), Selected Poems (1951), Chain Lightning (1955), Body of Waking (1958), Sun Stone (1961), I Go Out (1961), Selected Poems of Octavio Paz (1961), Poems 1935-1961 (1961), The Speed of Darkness (1968), Breaking Open (1973), The Gates (1976), and The Collected Poems of Muriel Rukeyser (1978).
It can spawn chain lightning or can supposedly already shoot at enemies even from a far distance.
Richard Hannon could run Cai Shen and Chain Lightning and both would merit respect.
10) looked very unlucky last time when a fast-finishing second to Chain Lightning at Sandown.
He beat Chain Lightning at Goodwood last time and that horse ran a blinding race at Doncaster to be beaten a neck by Club Oceanic.
Making his return to action - also his first start for Roger Varian - in a Sandown handicap last month, the black colt finished an unlucky second to Chain Lightning.