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#102986 - 05/09/03 04:55 PM a few C words  
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caber. Heavy wooden heaving pole (Sc.)Scottish sport contest, throwing caber for distance.
cabochon. Highly polished, uncut gem
cabotage. coastal navigation (Gr.: caboter, (to coast)
cabriole. Queen Anne table leg
cachalot. sperm whale
cachinnate. laugh
cacoethes. compulsion, pernicious habit
cacography. Bad handwriting (the antithesis of calligraphy) or orthography
cacuminal. Articulated with tongue turned up and back
cadaverine. A deadly ptomaine With a horrible odor.
caddis. Coarse woolen cloth (See "baize").
cade. Left by its mother and reared by hand./ Mediterranean medicinal shrub.
Cadmus. Sowed the dragonís teeth
caducity. senility, perishable
caducous. Dropping off or shedding
caecilian. Tropical burrowing, worm-like amphibians
caerphilly. A white Welsh cheese
caftan. tunic
cesura. A pause in a poem or a song
cahier. Loose-leafed notebook; report French school boys had to keep many of them

#102987 - 05/09/03 05:05 PM Re: caddis  
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Cloth!!?? My, oh, my. Then caddis is a banquet to the caddis fly!

#102988 - 05/09/03 05:05 PM Re: a few C words  
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caber. Heavy wooden heaving pole (Sc.)Scottish sport contest, throwing caber for distance.

Just a little nit here to keep in practice. The caber, a pole approxiamtely 150 lbs and from 17 to 25 feet long is not thrown for distance; it picked up and flipped. The ideal is to have the end that was in your hands when you picked it up pointing directly away from you. For details see http://www.crieff-highland-games.co.uk/caber.html

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