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Sunday, January 30, 2005

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MILITIA

by Dale Hudgins Copyright 1/30/2005

MILITIA - Citizens of a state who are not part of the national military forces but who can be called into military service in an emergency; a citizen army, apart from the regular military forces.

PATRIOT - One who loves his country and supports its interests.

PENSION - Money paid regularly to an individual, especially by a government as reward for military service during wartime or upon retirement from government service.

PENSIONER - One who receives a pension.


MEASUREMENTS - Link - 7.92 inches; Chain - 100 Links or 66 feet; Furlong - 1000 Links or 660 feet; Rod - 5 1/2 yds or 16 1/2 ft (also called a perch or pole); Rood - From 5 1/2 yards to 8 yards, depending on locality; Acre - 43,560 square ft or 160 square rods.

MESSUAGE - A dwelling house.

METES & BOUNDS - Property described by natural boundaries, such as 3 notches in a white oak tree, etc.


MIGRANT - Person who moves from place to place, usually in search of work

MIGRATE - To move from one country or state or region to another. (Noun : migration)

MISTER - In early times, a title of respect given only to those who held important civil officer or who were of gentle blood.

MOIETY - A half; an indefinite portion.

MORTALITY - Death; death rate.




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