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n.1.(Mach.) A device for saving power in stopping and starting a railroad car, by means of a heavy fly wheel.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Coming closely on the heels of Ishmael's arrest was a case involving one Mahovo who claimed to have a large stock of ivory.
I spoke to Mahovo over the phone and arranged to meet him at the Greencroft Service Station in Harare, auspiciously enough on Friday the 13th.
On receipt of my call, the arresting details proceeded immediately to the McChlery Avenue premises--things were going well, if only Mahovo's "sister" could remember where she'd left the ivory.