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RACK, punishments. An engine with which to torture a supposed criminal, in order to extort a confession of his supposed crime, and the names of his supposed accomplices. Unknown in the United States.
     2. This instrument, known by the nickname of the Duke of Exeter's daughter, was in use in England. Barr. on the Stat. 866 12 S. & R. 227.

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As leader of a regional association with highly competitive members, Racker dismisses issues of conflict within the membership.
By the same token, engaged Rackers recommend the company as a place to work.
The UVCVB invites everyone to take advantage of the numerous events that make up this year's exciting festival season," said Racker.
Whether soaring over fall colors on a Scenic Lift Ride at Sundance Resort, or finding your way out of a giant corn maze at Thanksgiving Point, these activities provide a front row seat for you to view the Fall scenery Utah Valley is nationally known for," said Racker.
Utah County has the depth of high technology and business," Racker says, "but we're finding that tourism is starting to hold its own.
From Payson to the Point of the Mountain, Utah Valley provides a rich array of links-style, mountain and championship golf courses," said Joel Racker, President and CEO of Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau.
10 Wisan, Smith, Racker & Financial statements, tax planning and
SAN ANTONIO -- Second graph, second sentence of release should read: As a Racker, or Rackspace employee, since 2000, Napier has helped guide the company to become a force in the industry and expand from less than 100 Rackers operating a single data center in 2001 to over 2,750 Rackers and nine data centers worldwide in 2010.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply of Rackers, Pin Pannels, Pin Safety (For Pannel Pin), Clamps Tansom, Bolts Chord, Bolts Riband, Ribands, Braces Sway, Pedestal Ramp No 1, Base Plates
To illustrate, consider the performance of Neil Rackers in 2005.
Melissa Gray, Rackspace's Director of Sustainability, wrote in the blog, "We continue to develop capabilities and improve programs for Rackers and customers.
Army veteran Kenny Rackers, 27, beat rivals to claim victory in the annual race on Coopers Hill, Glos - where a FAKE Double Gloucester was used for the first time.