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His father was a tax lawyer and a distant relation of the storied McCormick family that owned the Chicago Tribune and developed the McCormick reaper.
Yet confronting even a sweet-talking reaper can foster a kind of self-mastery.
He was angered by a Saturday Night Live sketch that depicted Bannon as the grim reaper, sitting at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office while Trump was given a child’s table.
Because unlike the effective-yet-cumbersome MQ-9 Reapers, these multicopters can carry a sniper rifle, a grenade launcher, or a machine gun—the inevitable convergence of hobby drones and military weapons.
Preservationists usually don’t bat an eye when a gas station meets the grim reaper, since most are cheap and forgettable (and certainly don’t add to the pedestrian experience).
AKRON, Ohio - The real Arnie's march was a quick one, interrupted only by a hitch of the trousers and a drag on an L&M cigarette, followed by his reaper's slash at the ball.
Earlier this month, planters clogged the parking lot at the office of the governor of Baja California state with tractors, reapers and other farming equipment.
The attack, which also included strikes by armed reaper drones flying from a base in Sicily, was a parting shot from President Obama at the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, and one of his final actions as commander in chief.
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First Known Use of reaper
before 12th century
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Definition of reaper for English Language Learners
: a person or machine that cuts and collects crops
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