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  • n  the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant

  • But last week Paris gallerygoers got a look at the work of 45-year-old Pierre Tal-Coat (rhymes with kum-quat), who thinks he has found the way.
  • So grave had woman-stealing become that Pakistan's Prime Minister Lia-quat Ali Khan and India's Jawaharlal Nehru held special discussions about it last week; both Governments .
  • Her visit to Pakistan aggravated a female feud between Begum Lia-quat AH Khan, widow of Pakistan's late Prime Minister, and Miss Fatima Jinnah, sister of Founder Mohammad Ali .

  • Nguyá»…n Kim in Thanh Nien Daily
    For long, we thought Dung Quat was nothing but a dream project on paper but today it's a reality,said Nguyen Kim Hieu, head of the provincial people's committee of Quang Ngai province where the project is located.
  • Raymond Blanc in guardian.co.uk
    If Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons is a delicate waltz, then this is a can-canwas how Raymond Blanc described his venture into Manchester, a high-end brasserie (one of a chain across England) that opened its doors in November 2000.
  • Robert Burns in San Francisco Chronicle
    Canadian independence was still almost 100 years away when the great Scottish bard Robert Burns wrote, "The sun had closd the winter day, The curlers quat their roaring play."

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