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meal ticket

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

1 slang (in World War I) an identification tag worn on the wrist. Also called a dog tag.

2 a ticket entitling a person to a meal, especially at a...

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meal ticket

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

1 slang (in World War I) an identification tag worn on the wrist. Also called a dog tag.

2 a ticket entitling a person to a meal, especially at a...

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meal ticket

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 38 words.

1 slang (in World War I) an identification tag worn on the wrist. Also called a dog tag.

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meal ticket n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 815 words.

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pie-card noun (US)

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 45 words.

1 dated A meal ticket; someone who begs for a meal. 1895–.

2 (One who holds) a union card.

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Fields, Lewis Maurice

Armond Fields.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Theatre. 1226 words.

Fields, Lewis Maurice (01 January 1867–20 July 1941), theater performer and producer, was born Moses Schoenfeld in Poland, the son of Solomon Schoenfeld, a tailor, and Sarah Franks. The...

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Curley, Michael Joseph

Thomas W. Spalding.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1052 words.

Curley, Michael Joseph (12 October 1879–16 May 1947), archbishop of Baltimore, was born in Athlone, county Westmeath, Ireland, the son of Michael Curley, a prosperous farmer, and Maria...

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Langford, Laura Carter Holloway

Joseph Horowitz.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 393 words.

(b Nashville, TN, Aug 22, 1843; d Canaan, NY, July 1930). American impresario and philanthropist. Born Laura Carter, she moved after the Civil War to New York City with her family,...

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Shirley Valentine

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Willy Russell Pf: 1986, Liverpool Pb: 1988 G: Monodrama...

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Weavers

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Gerhart Hauptmann Pf: 1893, Berlin; 1st public perf. 1894 Pb: 1892 Tr:null...

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food supply

Overview page. Subjects: History — Classical Studies.

Greek

For Greek city‐states of the Archaic and Hellenistic periods the ethos of autarky dominated the ideology of food supply. Few Greek cities ever outgrew the food production...

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Up in the air over taxing frequent flyer benefits: the American, Canadian and Australian experiences

Lawrence Zelenak.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

October 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Financial Regulation; Capital Markets; Derivatives. 15230 words.

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Perry, Joe

Michael Adams.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1006 words.

professional football player, was born Fletcher Joseph Perry in Stephens, Arkansas, the son of Fletcher Perry and Laura Wheeler Perry, whose occupations are unknown. Perry grew up in Los...

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services markets

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

A market structure providing services which do not involve industry or manufacture, for example catering, health, travel, retailing, entertainment, or education and the delivery of which...

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Peery, Benjamin Franklin

Charles Rosenberg.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1277 words.

businessman and community leader, was born to Luther C. Peery and Catherine B. Peery in St. Joseph, Missouri. His father and paternal grandparents were from Missouri, whereas his mother...

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Laws and Legislation

Paul Finkelman.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 9019 words.

In 1903 the great black scholar W. E. B. Du Bois opened The Souls of Black Folk with the prediction that the most significant problem of the twentieth century would be the “problem of...

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Race and the American Presidency

Kenneth O'Reilly.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3307 words.

“Our fathers brought forth on this continent,” Abraham Lincoln said on a great battlefield of the Civil War, “a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that...

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Caught in Limbo: How Alleged Perpetrators of International Crimes who Applied for Asylum in the Netherlands are Affected by a Fundamental System Error in International Law

Joke Reijven and Joris van Wijk.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 12341 words.

The Netherlands are internationally at the forefront of applying article 1F of the Refugee Convention. It has resulted in the existence of a group of hundreds of mainly Afghan and Iraqi...

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