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Jon Lester eased into his windup from a few feet in front of the rubber.
“I find that a bit of noise always helps after we get the windup with the bayonet, sir,” he explained to Dalroy.
THE DAY OF WRATHLOUIS TRACY
It would have been something of a windup to send the boy to the penitentiary.
DOMINIE DEANELLIS PARKER BUTLER
He stopped his windup and threw to Menken, who was covering the rubber and yelling to him to throw.
Our morning meal was like a capital English breakfast, with coffee by way of a windup.
He was disguised as a prima ballerina for the purpose, and as a windup he danced, with great skill and abandon, a can-can.
A LITTLE GARRISONFRITZ VON DER KYRBURG

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