excelsior excelsior  /ɪk ˈsɛl si ər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing

Usage(s):

  1. Excelsior and sand fell down upon me.
  2. It would flash through all the uranium, like the flame of a match through excelsior.

News

  1. Police: Both drivers at fault in golf team crash

    EXCELSIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - An investigation shows both drivers in a Northern Michigan crash that killed a 31-year-old high school golf coach, an 18-year-old player and a passenger in the second vehicle were at fault.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WLNS Lansing

  2. Excelsior College “You’re Back – What’s Next” Webinar to Focus on Veteran- and Military-Friendly Degree Options

    June 19 webinar on veteran- and military-friendly degrees will be conducted by the Center for Military Education at Excelsior College. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ExcelsiorCollege/VeteransWebinar/prweb10827159.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. AGUA to explain Excelsior Ditch sale: Meetings to go over details of proposed Two Rivers purchase

    Shareholders in the Arkansas Groundwater Users Association will learn the details at meetings this week about a proposed purchase of Excelsior Ditch shares by Two Rivers Water and Farming Co.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Pueblo Chieftain

Quotes

  1. "The Excelsior Jobs program is the right initiative at the right time," Paterson said. "We were able to build the best possible program to facilitate job creation and economic growth."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: David Paterson Source: Buffalo Business First

  2. "The clean coal tax credits were intended to promote the exploration of clean coal technology as a solution to our nation's energy crisis," said Coleman. "However, a technicality in the bill's language prevented Excelsior Energy from...
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Norm Coleman Source: Grand Rapids Herald Review

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