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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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There have been case series from emergency departments suggesting that as many as 25% of children with high-chair injuries have a skull fracture or concussion, but "the incidence and mechanism of these and other injuries are poorly described," Dr.
Adele Spencer, 28, wrestled with the women when they broke into her home and tried to pluck 18-month old Annabelle from her high-chair.
IKEA is recalling almost 1,000 high-chairs after discovering a safety fault.