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birk

 (bûrk)
n. Scots
Birch.

[Middle English, from Old English birce; see birch.]

birk

(bɪrk; bɜːk)
n
1. a birch tree
2. (Forestry) (plural) a birch wood
adj
consisting or made of birch
[C14: from Old Norse; compare birch]
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Under the terms of the agreement, Rideau acquired the existing inventory of the Birks Corporate Sales Division and will continue the employment of the existing employees of the Corporate Sales Division.
TRENT BRIDGE groundsman Steve Birks has promised to emulate the life in the Edgbaston pitch when The Ashes move to Nottingham.
May 16, 1915: Pte T W Birks from the Holmfirth Company was using a periscope in the trenches when it was hit by a German sniper.
The latest appointments to the North-east team are Dave Birks, the litigation team's latest LLP member; his assistant, Mark Reeves, who is a newly-qualified solicitor and David Lucas, LLP member in the commercial team.
We need only to re-read his words about those distinctive potters Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, Ruth Duckworth to share the gift of his knowledge, to understand that when words were required Birks was the ultimate interpreter; never sentimental, but with a sincere passion for the subject, quietly guiding the reader towards an understanding, giving invaluable insight into the essence of good work that then speaks for itself.
Birks will be developed with functionality that is tailored to the subject and reporting requirements associated with the state child welfare tasks.
Gail Birks is an experienced independent corporate director for Gibraltar Private Bank, marking 20 years of service.
SPEEDWAY Injured Ashley in cold storage SCUNTHORPE are resigned to spending the winter without top points-scorer Ashley Birks.
Nick Harrison from the office's Planning, Development and Regeneration team, Mark Birks from Land and Development, and Nick Freeston, of the Public Sector and Business Development team, have all received recognition for their work and commitment to their respective business units.
Michael Palm Toft fell and was excluded from the ninth and needed medical help on the track, while in the re-run Birks again hit home a win followed by Worrall and Schramm in another shared race.
Birks is a leading manufacturer and retailer of prestigious jewellery and timepieces since 1879 in Canada, with a solid reputation as purveyor of the most beautiful jewels and the highest-quality diamonds.
Cumming is one of several stars who have backed the restoration campaign for the Birks Cinema in Aberfeldy, Perthshire.