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ska fuhld

  • n  a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
  • n  a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers
  • v  provide with a scaffold for support
    scaffold the building before painting it

  • Guardsmen, pale in the pale dawn light, ringed the hangar as Alderman mounted the scaffold.
  • It provided the scaffolding within which Torvalds' kernel ("Linux") could hang.
  • For tile rest, Professor Coulton himself describes the book as a scaffolding by which young students may climb to chisel details on the monument of knowledge.
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  • Scaffold workers rescued near top of NY skyscraper
    Two maintenance workers were left dangling from a collapsed scaffold near the top of a skyscraper for more than an hour on Wednesday before rescuers cut open windows to pull them inside to safety. The ...
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Scaffold Collapse Recalls Deadly '07 Accident
    The two workers who were rescued from a collapsed scaffold atop the Hearst Tower Wednesday were not hurt, but a similar incident years earlier left one man dead and another with serious injuries.
    June 13, 2013 - NBC New York
  • Scaffold workers rescued from top of NYC skyscraper
    NEW YORK – Two maintenance workers left dangling from a broken scaffold near the top of a New York City skyscraper have been rescued. The men were stuck Wednesday afternoon at the 600-foot Hearst building in midtown Manhattan.
    June 12, 2013 - Fox News

  • Thomas Castaignede in Independent Online
    I felt like I was a guy who is in prison and knows he will be guillotined and in the end I certainly ended up on the scaffold,said Castaignede. "The thing I really cannot get to grips with is that I was not on the list of the reserves....
  • Olafur Eliasson in Independent
    I am of course incredibly happy today,Mr Eliasson, 41, said at the switching-on ceremony at the South Street Seaport. "It's been quite a journey. And even though it's a scaffold standing on the shoreline, sucking up the water and letting...
  • Eric Lander in WITN
    Having a common scaffold on which one can put all the information has dramatically accelerated progress,Dr. Lander said.

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