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Notch

Slang; in bond trading, a small increase or decrease in a bond rating. For example, if a rating goes from AAA to AA+, it is said to decline by a notch.
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Al Hamidi is renowned for his toughness and has given top notchers like British lightweight champion John Murray and Hartlepool's Michael Hunter good arguments.
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At Farrar Road, Appleton experienced peaks and troughs, winning the Welsh Cup in 2000 with the sequel of an UEFA Cup adventure involving top notchers Halmstad of Sweden but then his squad struggled to avoid LOW relegation.
It's a good sport to watch and the top notchers are really fast.
Look at his record so far - he has only lost to absolute top notchers like Mark Hastie, who has boxed more times for Scotland than Mitch has had senior bouts.
Lessons - top notchers like Nigel Morris, West Kirby, and John Percy, Noctorum, are par for the course at around pounds 5 for two hours.
Na Fianna, top notchers in Leinster, boast the talents of Dubs captain Dessie Farrell alongside fellow county stars Mick Galvin and Jason Sherlock.
Notchers cut away a V-shaped section of the sample.
That leaves French filly Moiava and Sunspangled as the only proven top- notchers in the line-up.
Shinty rather than football is the big game here but we have produced some top notchers.
And he is quietly confident he can impress against top notchers like double Olympic medallist Newton and Malcolm Elliott, the evergreen former Tour of Spain points winner from Sheffield.
The 18-year-old emigrated to Brisbane with his family 15 months ago and swiftly set about beating a string of top notchers to win the national junior welterweight and state titles, along with helping South Australia beat West Australia in a team match in Perth.