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  • misshapen — mis·shapen …   English syllables

  • misshapen — mis|shap|en [ˌmısˈʃeıpən, mıˈʃeı ] adj [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: mis + shapen, old past participle of shape] not the normal or natural shape ▪ an old woman struggling to walk on misshapen feet ▪ misshapen carrots …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • misborn — (adj.) abortive, premature, mis shapen from birth, late O.E. misboren abortive, degenerate, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + BORN (Cf. born). From 1580s as born of an unlawful union …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Ball gauge — A ball gauge is an instrument used by the umpires in cricket to check whether the size of a cricket ball meets the standard measurements mandated by the Laws of Cricket. It is usually in a form somewhat like a pair of handcuffs with two connected …   Wikipedia

  • Premature atrial contraction — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|I|49|1|i|30 ICD9 = ICD9|427.61 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D018880 Premature atrial contractions (PACs) are a type of premature heart… …   Wikipedia

  • Agia Kyriaki — (Αγια Κυριακη in Greek) is a small Greek island less than one mile from Leros in the Dodecanese islands.On the island is the small church of Agia (Saint) Kyriaki. Every July the people of Leros will go to the small island to celebrate the name… …   Wikipedia

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