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Half of the 18 counties in Oregon’s timber-dominant region lost more money from tax cuts on private forests than from the oft-blamed reduction of logging on federal lands stemming from environmental protections for the northern spotted owl.
“WE HAVE COUNTIES IN DEEP TROUBLE”: OREGON LAWMAKERS SEEK TO REVERSE TIMBER TAX CUTS THAT COST COMMUNITIES BILLIONSBY ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVE, AND TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTINGFEBRUARY 5, 2021PROPUBLICA
The general ensemble of war-paint and spotted ponies was enough for me; I didn't need to be told that it was my move.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Quite a shower of shell fell all about us, the Turks having spotted there was some sort of "bloke" on the Rattlesnake.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Spotted Flycatchers appear, however, to vary in numbers to a certain extent in different years.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
The worst of it is, we kain't start the ball a-rollin' till we get that girl spotted—that's the hell of it!
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
So they bore Spotted Snake away with them in the canoe, while the Dogtown gang shrieked farewells from the old landing.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
He crossed quickly, pushed open the office door, spotted the light switch.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Eloise said, drawing her well foot under the spotted calico, and wishing the young men would go.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The brilliant light of a policeman's torch sliced through the semi-darkness and spotted him.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Leaves thus "spotted" make the finest of wrappers, and light-colored leaf thus affected brings the very highest price.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPOTTED

  • bedraggled
  • begrimed
  • black
  • contaminated
  • cruddy
  • crummy
  • defiled
  • disarrayed
  • dishabille
  • disheveled
  • dreggy
  • dungy
  • dusty
  • filthy
  • foul
  • greasy
  • grimy
  • grubby
  • grungy
  • icky
  • lousy
  • messy
  • mucky
  • muddy
  • mung
  • murky
  • nasty
  • pigpen
  • polluted
  • raunchy
  • scummy
  • scuzzy
  • slatternly
  • slimy
  • sloppy
  • slovenly
  • smutty
  • sooty
  • spotted
  • squalid
  • stained
  • straggly
  • sullied
  • undusted
  • unhygienic
  • unkempt
  • unlaundered
  • unsanitary
  • unsightly
  • unswept
  • untidy
  • unwashed
  • yucky
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