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  • n  a weight used to hold down a stack of papers

  • His offices are a pair of cluttered rooms in Kowloon that could easily pass for a fly-by-night travel agency, except for the myriad awards scattered like paperweights.
  • In 1971 he took his paperweights to a crafts show in Atlantic City.
  • The man eyes a paperweight on his desk and longs to throw it at his oppressor.
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  • Are the Atlanta Braves Really Any Better Without B.J. Upton in the Lineup?
    COMMENTARY | If anyone was wondering what that momentary wind gust rushing through downtown Atlanta was last week, don't worry, it was just the fans' collective sigh of relief when the Atlanta Braves placed their $13 million paperweight, a.k.a B.J. Upton, on the disabled list.
    July 24, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
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