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Tooth

Describing paper with rough texture, which makes the paper able to receive ink more easily.
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The problems that have arisen to the north of us are exactly what a group of Calgary parents warned against when they fought tooth and nail against a French-only board locally.
For half a century, the federal government has denied any of its nuclear facilities harmed any of its workers and they fought tooth and nail any time an employee tried to get recompensated for a cancer,'' said Dan Hirsch, president of the Committee to Bridge the Gap, a local nonprofit nuclear watchdog group.
It would appear Wirral South MP Ben Chapman was one of the few who foresaw this day arriving and who fought tooth and nail, often singlehandedly, against the Mersey Tunnel Bill and the potentially disastrous effects it could have on the economies of both Liverpool and Wirral
Developer Nino Vendome--who has fought tooth and nail to push the project through--is determined to build the original project somewhere else on the west side of Manhattan, however.