- a variety of twenty-one played with a 45-card pack, the object being to obtain cards having a total worth of 16.
- the dealer in this game.
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Residue from fiber extraction is sent to farmers for mulching.How a Wasteland Shrub Is Becoming the Next Big Thing in Fashion|Daniel Malloy|August 28, 2020|Ozy
Such subseasonal forecasts can save farmers both time and money, since they don’t need to pay for irrigation when it’s not needed.Improved three-week weather forecasts could save lives from disaster|Alexandra Witze|August 27, 2020|Science News
I felt even more ridiculous doing the farmer’s walk exercise, where you’re just walking around, a kettlebell in each hand.The Gym-Free Pandemic Workout: Kettlebells, Indian Clubs, Sandbags, Oh My!|Eugene Robinson|August 25, 2020|Ozy
You could make clothes from it without dye and suppliers were often small, organic farmers.Scientists Gene-Hack Cotton Plants to Make Them Every Color of the Rainbow|Jason Dorrier|August 11, 2020|Singularity Hub
So, after the war, farmers were producing more food than was necessary.How the Supermarket Helped America Win the Cold War (Ep. 386 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 6, 2020|Freakonomics
“They are innocent of the charges leveled against them,” a statement issued by Farmer, who also represents the accused, said.
In Season 4, he abandons his “Ricktatorship,” assuming the role of farmer.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A local Kurdish farmer later took me to a border spot near his farmhouse.Turkish President Kisses Off Kurds Under Siege By ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just a few days after he arrived, a farmer named Bill Stittsworth dropped in on the doctor.The Strange, True Tale of the Old-Timey Goat Testicle-Implanting 'Governor'|Penny Lane|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Derek Klingenberg is a farmer who occasionally posts YouTube song parodies.Viral Video of the Day: Farmer Summons Cattle With ‘Royals’ Cover|Alex Chancey|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I'd radiate like mad; I'd complain about the situation at every crossroad, at every filling station, before every farmer.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
The farmer with all his domestics and people, engaged in the cultivation of the rye, corn, &c.The Practical Distiller|Samuel McHarry
What did the farmer's wife say when she saw Betty climb into the nest?Dick and His Cat and Other Tales|Various
If the farmer were wise he would replant some of these lands with such trees as spruce, hickory, walnut, or maple.Conservation Reader|Harold W. Fairbanks
But, so novel was the situation, the farmer had constantly to be reminded of his authority.