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whistler

n. someone who is a police informer; a stoolie. (Underworld. More specialized than whistle-blower.) Britney turned into a whistler after her last little vacation.
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Whistler formally had rejected Courbet's vision of Realism and set out to rebuild his art from scratch.
Concerned that the red roses on the leather hangings clashed with the colors in "The Princess," Whistler volunteered to retouch the walls with traces of yellow.
In his patron's absence, Whistler was inspired to make bolder revisions.
Gurnett's initial uncertainty stemmed from measurements by another Voyager instrument, which he felt raised the possibility that the planet's ionosphere contained far too few electrons to carry whistlers to the spacecraft from the lightning bolts that would have spawned them.
The apparent Neptune whistlers took far longer to sweep down through their range of frequencies than those at Jupiter.
In the New York Times piece, Finkle reported that during a seven-month period, he happened upon a whistler on only three occasions.
com has appointed professional whistler and IAW Board Member Robert Stemmons spokesperson for the campaign.
Alpine Tea at Fairmont Chateau Whistler (about $25; begins in early 2012; fairmont.
For ski-in/ski-out convenience without Whistler Village prices, find some buddies and split a comfy two-bedroom condo at Legends Whistler, at the base of the Creekside gondola.
Tour 34 miles of cross-country trails at Whistler Olympic Park in Callaghan Valley ($22; 5 Callaghan Valley Rd.
He also realised there was a Whistler connection, but was told it had probably been done by an admirer of the man regarded by many as America's greatest painter.
He discovered that the affection Frances had for Whistler ended her marriage to Frederick Leyland, one of Liverpool's shipping magnates.
Both carry the Whistler motif of a butterfly, usually designed to contain his initials.