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MATE. The second officer on board of a merchant ship or vessel.
     2. He has the right to sue in the admiralty as a common mariner for wages. 1. Pet. Adm. Dee. 246.
     3. When, on the death of the master, the mate assumes the command, he succeeds to the rights and duties of the principal officer. 1 Sumn. 157; 3 Mason, 161; 4 Mason, 196; See 7 Conn. 239; 4 Mason, 641 4 Wash. C. C. 838.

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This weekend, though, Matera must go head to head with the Wallabies' ball-stealing groundhogs Pocock and Hooper - the scourge of every opponent at this World Cup.
Matera said at the congress, sponsored by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
Matera embodies in miniature a clear set of cultural intersections between the palaeolithic and the first and second millennia, between east and west, and between the sacred and profane.
We love to hear that we are the best scrummagers in the world," Matera told Reuters.
Guided, escorted visits to Matera, Ostuni, Alberobello, Lecce & the Gargano peninsula ?
00 Undiscovered Italy Puglia, Matera & Alberobello's Trulli Flying direct from Cardiff Departs 2 June & 29 September 2015 This marvellous escorted tour takes in the delights of Italy's sun-kissed 'high heel', including Matera's cave dwellings, Ostuni's whitewashed streets and Lecce's Baroque treasures, and the Gargano peninsula, on the blue Adriatic.
Matera in Southern Italy, it said -- there are cave houses there too.
13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Michaelangelo Matera, partner at the law firm of Matera & Elbert, LLP, will be hosting a seminar on how to properly protect yourself if you have been injured in an automobile accident.
On February 6, 1940 in Montescaglioso, Provincia da Matera, Italy Vincenzo was born to Angelo and Antoinette (Morano) Virzi.
A San Isidro); M Ayerza (Leicester), E Guinazu (Bath), M Bustos (Montpellier), M Carriza (Racing Metro), P Albacete (Toulouse), P Matera (Leicester), J Manuel Leguizamon (Unattached), J Farias Cabello (London Welsh).
This interesting volume on the practice of architectural preservation examines the re-development of the ancient Sassi of Matera and explores the diverse consequences of politically motivated preservation and development on the cultural and architectural fortunes of historic sites.
Former beauty contestant Barbara Matera, who raised eyebrows after she went from TV to the European Parliament representing Berlusconi's party without any political experience, was given 95,000 Euros.