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full Thornton
 n.— «Faceoff horse/spiritual leader Rod Brind’Amour, who contributed 18 points to the Canes’ Cup run in ‘06, went 0-0 -0 in the seven games against the Devils. Equally alarming, Cole matched Brind’Amour zero for zero (often referred to as the Full Thornton on Causeway St.).» —“Bruins figure to raze Canes” by Kevin Paul Dupont Boston Globe (Massachusetts) May 1, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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