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  • n. The spot on a snooker table where the brown ball is normally placed.
  • n. A fungal disease of some plants characterized by brown spots on the leaves


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  • But it did not rain yet, nor till Winifred turned wearily away from the window, saying that "they had got there;" – meaning that the little black speck on the water had reached the little white and brown spot on the shore which marked the place of Cowslip's Mill.

    The Hills of the Shatemuc


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