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uh sher

  • n  Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
  • n  an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
  • n  someone employed to conduct others
  • v  take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums
    The usher showed us to our seats

  • The University of Omaha's wide-ranging services even include the schooling of church ushers.
  • He, if he be not boor, who enters a European theatre must tip the usher.
  • Lawyers for two of them shipped documents to Roger Clinton at the White House in care of the usher's office, sources said.
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  • President Bush in Bloomberg
    The new agreement should "usher in an era of political reconciliation," Bush said.
  • Eliot Spitzer in FOXNews
    Spitzer, who has faced much criticism on the issue, said the deal means New York "will usher in the most secure licensing system in the nation."
  • Benjamin Netanyahu in AFP
    This award also expresses the hope that your presidency will usher in a new era of peace and reconciliation,said Netanyahu.

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