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  • s  denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units

  • What follows are a half-dozen, raw HST communications that established some context for the piece, including a faxed, handwritten message to long-time collaborator Ralph Steadman .
  • While the first half-dozen tracks reward repeated listenings with melodies that grow and bloom with familiarity, there is often no structure to be found in the remaining half-dozen .
  • As is customary for the evening screenings, the festival's female announcer slowly read off the names of a half-dozen members of the movie's production team, standing in front of .
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  • Concert near Sprague approved despite complaints from neighbors
    A half-dozen neighbors in rural Sprague are opposed to a nearby winery hosting a country music concert that could bring as many as 4,000 people.
    June 25, 2013 - Lincoln Journal Star
  • Gunman unloads on condos in Kissimmee
    Police officers are searching for a gunman who shot up nearly a half-dozen condos in Kissimmee. The shooting happened early Tuesday morning at the Donegan Townhomes on John Young Parkway. Several frightened residents talked to Channel 9's Kenneth Craig, including one who said a bullet nearly went through a child's bedroom. The bullets went through the walls of at least five different condos ...
    June 25, 2013 - WFTV 9 Orlando
  • 6 people, dog injured in crash between Metro Orange Line bus and car in Encino
    ENCINO - A half-dozen people suffered minor injuries today in a collision involving a Metro Orange Line articulated bus and a car in Encino, authorities said. .
    June 24, 2013 - Los Angeles Daily News

  • Jason Varitek in USA Today
    Hindsight is always 20-20,Varitek said. "It wasn't the first time he shook off all game. We had like a half-dozen. It doesn't really matter. He made a quality pitch. If he didn't make a quality pitch then you can second guess."
  • Padraig Harrington in International Herald Tribune
    Myself and Phil basically brought a lot of people back into the tournament,Harrington said. "Whoever plays the best tomorrow will probably win the tournament. But it's a half-dozen guys instead of two."
  • Alex Lifeson in CTV.ca
    We were off for a year and a half, and now it's just pouring,guitarist Alex Lifeson said in a release. "Everything is totally crazy and there's not a minute left in the day. We've got these half-dozen songs, and we'll probably go in the...

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