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  • n  excavation consisting of a vertical or sloping passageway for finding or mining ore or for ventilating a mine
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  • Wyc Grousbeck has faith in C’s evolution
    They have not sent a canary down the mineshaft. The Celtics are choosing instead to grit their teeth into a smile and stride aggressively into a rebuilding project that could get a little hard on the eyes and the win column before it reaches a completion that is not promised.
    July 7, 2013 - Boston Herald

  • Todd Pletcher in BloodHorse
    We felt that after the Travers we had a horse that had come a long way in a short period of time and looking at the schedule, there weren't too many places to go,said Pletcher. "We could have come to Belmont and run against Mineshaft in...
  • Paul Sarbanes in Baltimore Sun
    Enron was the "canary in the mineshaft," said Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes, a Maryland Democrat and co-author of the bill.

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