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yowie

yowie  n.— «Defence spokesman Major Klaus Boehme says the sniper’s outfit of hessian bags and appropriate camouflage paint evolved from a British idea of about 35 years ago. It had been developed in the mid-1970s when the Army started...

shuttlecock procedure

shuttlecock procedure  n.— «The respondent spouse/parent resident in Malaysia against whom a provisional order of maintenance has been made by a reciprocating country may raise any defence that he might have raised in the original...

spawny

spawny  adj.— «Many defenders does not a great defence make, as Forest discovered when Bart-Williams sliced a ball against his own post. Deane gleefully poked it into the waiting net as it rebounded along the goalline. Dave Bassett, the...

libero

libero  n.— «The better defence is perhaps true in lower level of playing, where the attack is not so strong. My prognosis is also, that the new “libero” concept, approved recently in FIVB to be tested after Atlanta, will give...

jointery

jointery  n.— «Peacekeeping will have major procurement implications: there will be an emphasis on flexibility and amphibiosity and the marines will have a new significance. There are implications for heavy transport and training and for...