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chicken scratch

n. Informal
An instance of cramped or illegible handwriting: "his signature—an unforgeably idiosyncratic chicken scratch" (Alex Shoumatoff).
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Noun1.chicken scratch - cramped or illegible handwriting
cacography, scrawl, scribble, scratch - poor handwriting
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The Governor met the army soldiers at the frontline security posts at Sara Waila along Pak-Afghan border in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency on Wednesday.
The Governor also met a local tribal jirga at Sara Waila.
I arrived with 500 of my brothers on Sunday to fight the Houthis and help protect government facilities," said Abdullah Al-Waili, an armed member of the Waila tribe, which is located in the Al-Ketaf and Al-Baqa districts in the eastern region of Sa'ada governorate.
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Waila should find the Betfred PS5 Million Scoop6 Today EBF Stallions Daisy Warwick Stakes a nice starting point at Goodwood.
Waila was fifth in the Ribblesdale at Ascot and sets a fair standard in the Newsells Park Stud Stakes at Newmarket.
The VAT refund is timely as the lots at Tacirua East Stage 2, Wainibuku and Waila city are scheduled for delivery in 2013.
On Tuesday evening, at least 10 missiles were fired on a compound in Godi Waila village in Datakhel tehsil, about 50 kilometers west of Miramshah.
The Southern Scratch group, headed by Ron Joaquin (son of renowned waila musician Angelo Joaquin Sr.
Yet, The American Indians Play Waila, a recent release from Canyon Records, features saxophones, accordions, guitars in its renditions of the traditional Native music of the Southwest.