Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. 1979, 1986 © Harper Collins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source "male deer," listed in some sources, is a "ghost word or scribal error." Meaning "dollar" is 1856, American English, perhaps an abbreviation of buckskin, a unit of trade among Indians and Europeans in frontier days, attested in this sense from 1748.
The 'buck' is any inanimate object, usually knife or pencil, which is thrown into a jack pot and temporarily taken by the winner of the pot.
Dinkin said the group helped Krasner with strategy and organizing, and knocked on 70,000 doors for the Democrat in the last three weeks of the race.
The data include complaints filed between 19 against some 25,000 different Chicago police officers, including current and former members of the force.
Seven officers in that time period racked up more than 100 complaints each, while an additional 62 officers amassed at least 70 complaints, the Tribune found.
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See full summary » Follows the life of three siblings, one brother and two sisters, who, with one of the sister's teenage son, move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from their recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
(Charles Rex Arbogast / AP) A small group of Chicago police officers have amassed more than 100 complaints each over their careers, including notoriously corrupt cops who wound up in prison but also others whose allegations of repeated wrongdoing were never before made public, a Tribune analysis of five decades of complaint records shows.
Of the more than 125,000 complaints filed against officers, nearly 90 percent of the allegations were determined to be false or lacking sufficient evidence, the Tribune found.
And in the comparatively few instances that Chicago police found wrongdoing or rule-breaking, firing officers was exceedingly rare, happening in about one-half of 1 percent of cases.
The Tribune's analysis of thousands of pages of internal police records — handed over by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration Wednesday — offers an unprecedented look at complaints against Chicago police dating to 1967, making it possible for the first time to identify officers with a long history of complaints.
And worthy of singling out is the youthful Robert Ri'chard, cast as the leading figure, Marcel, whose idealistic enthusiasm is truly universal as he sets out in the beginning of his 'coming of age,' only to be cruelly disappointed at what turns out to become his true education in the ways of the Southern plantation world of Louisiana, at the apex of the antebellum period.