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shrapnel

n. a few small coins left as a tip. He just toked me a few bits of schrapnel!
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The feared weapons are packed with explosives and shrapnel and dropped from helicopters flown by Assad forces.
The burns and shrapnel on his body still burn whenever water touches his skin.
the doctors weren't able to reach some of the shrapnel in his brain," he said.
shore, causing shrapnel wounds to four fishermen and severe damage to their
Andrei Guk, who runs a medical center in Mikhailovsky Cathedral, said most of the protesters he has treated had shrapnel wounds to the face, arms and legs caused by stun grenades.
jCa Shrapnel was always likely to be a better chaser having won a point-to-point at four-years-old.
The value of non-resources civil construction will total A$85 billion between 2012 and 2017, making it a main driver of the state s stepped-up activity, says Adrian Hart, Senior Manager for BIS Shrapnel s Infrastructure and Mining Unit.
It turned out to be a live British shell from the First World War, still containing its lethal load of shrapnel.
Two Syrian boys were brought to a hospital in Israel overnight, both suffering from massive shrapnel wounds sustained during the bloody civil war which has gripped their homeland, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
Consultant dietitian Bill Shrapnel, deputy chairman of the Sydney University Nutrition Research Foundation, also debunks the new draft prepared by a National Health and Medical Research Council working group.
It was subsequently used in American newspapers during the war as an example of true British grit: Players are asked to collect Bomb and Shrapnel splinters to save these causing damage to the mowing machines.
He said the woman was slightly injured by shrapnel.
And, although apparently with a bit to at the weights, I'll take a chance with Davy Russell's mount Shrapnel, frustrating for Charles Byrnes last season but successful in his two starts since joining Gordon Elliott.
Elliott can earlier instigate a big race double with Shrapnel (12.
15), but I'm going to take them on with Shrapnel, whose recent Galway success has been franked by the runner-up Rory O'Moore.