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  1. (n) the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
  2. (n) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  3. (n) one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
  4. (v) refuse to comply


  1. Why Andre Schurrle Will Prove to Be This Summer's Most Influential Transfer

    Jose Mourinho ’s first signing of the summer could prove to be his very best as Andre Schurrle prepares to dazzle Stamford Bridge. Outsiders may baulk at the £18 million paid for what many describe as an “unproven” talent, but at 22 years old, this German international is made for the EPL. Schurrle joins a squad already stacked with quality, yet still searching for real consistency at the ...
    on August 2, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Giant Honey Mushroom Discovered In China [Video]

    In the Yunnan province of China you can find over 600 species of edible mushrooms, possibly including the rare honey mushroom. The province is known as the Kingdom Of Mushrooms. But even the most devoted mushroom aficionado might baulk at the sight of the gigantic mushroom just discovered there. The species it belongs to has... Read more » Giant Honey Mushroom Discovered In China [Video] is a ...
    on July 30, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  1. "Teams that do well ... who make grand finals and players who do well are ones who meet that challenge head-on and don't baulk from it," Eade said. "They react well to that pressure, but sometimes I don't think you can hide the pressure away...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Rodney Eade Source: The Canberra Times

  2. "I played well but the difference was Mark's safety. He was excellent in that department and I wasn't tight enough," said Hendry. "It just seemed that I couldn't find the baulk cushion, I kept hitting colours on the way back there, but Mark...
    on Feb 16, 2008 By: Stephen Hendry Source:

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