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 v.— «The pineapple variety was the “most precocious,” they said. After sustaining server cold damage in 1962, the trees were “hat-racked” by pruning in 1963.» —“Global Citrus Session Examines Modern Anti-Freeze Ideas” in Riverside Fresno Bee (California) Mar. 24, 1968. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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