CALIN

Ca"lin, n. Etym: [F., fr. Malay kelany tin, or fr. Kala'a, a town in India, fr. which it came.]

Definition: An alloy of lead and tin, of which the Chinese make tea canisters.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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26 November 2022

JAG

(noun) a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing


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International Coffee Day (September 29) is an occasion to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, with events occurring in places across the world. A day to promote fair trade coffee and raise awareness for the coffee growers’ plight. Other countries celebrate this event on October 1.

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