dolos

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dolos

(ˈdɒlɒs)
n, pl -osse
(Zoology) South African a knucklebone of a sheep, buck, etc, used esp by diviners
[from Afrikaans, possibly from dollen play + os ox or from dobbel dice + os ox]
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Tenders are invited for Demolition and removal of the existing steel beam with concrete jack arch deck culvert, installation of a cast in place concrete slab and wingwalls, precast reinforced concrete span unit culvert, excavation and backfill, bridge railing, guide railing, road base construction, asphalt paving, stone filling, erosion control items and establishment of turf.
Railway Overbridge The existing bridge is a simply supported 9 m single span, constructed in 1935/36 comprising ten riveted steel plate girders with concrete jack arches and stiffened plate parapets.