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(Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains

a partsong in which voices follow each other

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a fisherman's lure that is used in trolling

angling by drawing a baited line through the water

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circulate, move around

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cause to move round and round

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sing the parts of (a round) in succession

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angle with a hook and line drawn through the water

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sing loudly and without inhibition

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praise or celebrate in song

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speak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice

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Rather than building or inventing products or services, patent trolls are individuals or companies that have acquired a patent for litigation purposes.
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But hunger makes Troll increasingly miserable, so he tries everything he can to foil Oliver's journey so that he can eat him up - sadly for our rumbling tum monster, he simply cannot catch the lad.
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Her husband Stuart, 38, slammed the troll, who was discussing the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, three, in Portugal.
Adele looked down, surprised to discover that the tree was growing right out of the head of a bark-skinned, barrel-shaped troll!
"Troll represents a cornerstone of Norway's offshore oil and gas production with Aker Solutions being involved since 1996.
A troll isn't a catchall term that applies to anyone who disagrees with you, the twitter version of Godwin's Law (" As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1").
“We have been enjoying the very positive feedback from our critics and fans in regards to Troll Blaster.
Detective Chief Inspector James Hahn, who helped jail an internet troll for posting sick messages about Natasha has warned cyber bullies: ''There's nowhere left to hide.'' If you have been a victim ofinternet trolls contact West Midlands Police on 0345 113 5000 or visit www.
[1] The Troll Hunter blends fact with fiction--perhaps.
Noted fantasy author Yolen and her musician/writer son follow their first updated fairy tale novel, Pay the Piper, with this fast and funny story that combines elements from "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" and "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" as well as Scandinavian troll legends.