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PORTER. The name of an ancient English officer who bore or carried a rod before the justices. The door-keeper of the English parliament also bears this name.
     2. One who is employed as a common carrier to carry goods from one place to another in the same town, is also called a porter. Such person is in general answerable as a common carrier. Story, Bailm. Sec. 496.

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Beenu, a pregnant woman living in a porta cabin for women near Jama Masjid, says, " Summers bring in all sorts of insects.
Potential licensees interested in obtaining more information about the Little Daddy's Porta Jon and discussing licensing opportunities with respect to the product can contact the Manufacturer Response Department of Innovation Direct[TM] at (877) 991-0909 ext.
The fact that we have been able to sell all the units in Porta Reef indicates that there is still strong investor support for Bahrain real estate, especially high-quality residential projects such as Porta Reef," said Mr Habib.
Porta Reef is currently handing over its units to their respective buyers, who are beginning to furnish them.
The Medina or down town Porta Moda includes residential complexes and luxury apartments as well as retail shops for international brand names and hand crafts.
Porta Phone's current digital wireless, Digicom, incorporates all these variables.
The city in 1995 approved a development plan - Porta Bella - which called for Whittaker and, later, RFI to build a business park and nearly 3,000 homes.
The prolific Giambattista Della Porta (1535-1615), Neapolitan physician-playwright-natural philosopher-magus, had a mind that juggled the arcane and magical with active pursuit of new knowledge, new inventions, and scientific progress.
Because of the type of equipment we have at most of our facilities, we're able to take the mixed glass from a single stream process and prepare that for use by the glass manufacturers," Porta says.
In addition to toting handguns safely under lock and key, the Porta Pak offers similar protection to cameras, spotting scopes and other gear.