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Nothing like it has ever been seen at the wind-up of a five-mile race on the Euston track.

I've often thought that would be my wind-up some of these fine days, to starve to death.

As a wind-up to the season they'd taken her on a yachtin' trip up the coast.

They had scarce even waited for the wind-up of his harangue.

The wind-up of this little affair with the police was more amusing than the arrest.

Towards the wind-up the Yankee band struck up "Yankee Doodle."

The Hunt Dinner pictures the wind-up of a successful day's sport.

When he's tempted to get the "wind-up," he glances down at the patch on his arm.

But since the incident at the wind-up of the bushbuck hunt the estrangement had widened.

His wind-up before delivering the ball was most bewildering.

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