last roundup

last roundup

n. death. (Western.) To everyone’s surprise, he clutched the wound and faced the last roundup with a smile.
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The last roundup: Skyrocketing property appraisals threaten dissolvency for local landowners, Killeen Daily Herald
Six months ago, for our last roundup of films scheduled for future release that have strong licensing potential, we wrote, "Hollywood has been fixated on blockbuster sequels since the 1980s (and long before that, with serials) and now is enthusiastically pursuing another obsession: the reboot."
4 -- A lot has happened in the world of gaming since our last roundup, so sit back, click through, and enjoy the ride!
He said: "This really is the last roundup. We have assurances from several South American countries they are willing to deal with the killers living among them.
503, which bans the slaughter of horses for human consumption (see "The Last Roundup," cover story, May/June 2006).
Like Woodstock - or Altamont - 1997's last roundup burns on in the memories of those who lived it; overwhelmed event staff struggled to keep up with nearly 2,000 participants and more than 50 tons of chemical wastes.
So this was it, the final flourish, the last roundup for Celtic's King of Kings, and it didn't matter that Seville had come as opposition on a night that, in the beginning and again at the end, was like Last Night at the Proms, Christmas, and Hogmanay all rolled in to one.
A hit recording of "The Last Roundup" in 1935 caught the attention of a talent scout and by then he was in California working on KFWB for Jack & His Texas Outlaws.
However, there have been fewer introductions in this size range since PLASTIC'S TECHNOLOGY'S last roundup of two-platen designs in April '96 (p.
But the real problem is that there is no readily apparent way in a last roundup to look at several dozen copies simultaneously and select the best, combining comments of all the others.
Gunfighter Nation ends with a chapter on "The Crisis of Public Myth," the last roundup: the imaginary West used up, its dispossessed audience in need of new ways to conceptualize the past.
In 1990, Prairie Fire Rural Action (550 11th St., Des Moines, Iowa 50309) published Heading Toward the Last Roundup: The Big Three's Prime Cut, an abridged version of Krebs' three chapters on the concentration of the meat-packing industry.