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n.1.(Naut.) A carack. See Carack.
Carrick bend
(Naut.) a kind of knot, used for bending together hawsers or other ropes.
Carrick bitts
(Naut.) the bitts which support the windlass.
- Totten.
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Bannatyne, secretary to John Knox, recounts a singular course of oppression practised on one of those titulars abbots, by the Earl of Cassilis in Ayrshire, whose extent of feudal influence was so wide that he was usually termed the King of Carrick.
For gif adultery, sacrilege, oppression, barbarous cruelty, and theft heaped upon theft, deserve hell, the great King of Carrick can no more escape hell for ever, than the imprudent Abbot escaped the fire for a season as follows.
The famous King of Carrick and his cooks perceiving the roast to be aneuch, commanded it to be tane fra the fire, and the Earl himself began the grace in this manner: `Benedicite, Jesus Maria, you are the most obstinate man that ever I saw; gif I had known that ye had been so stubborn, I would not for a thousand crowns have handled you so; I never did so to man before you.
The bruit flew fra Carrick to Galloway, and so suddenly assembled herd and hyre-man that pertained to the band of the Kennedies; and so within a few hours was the house of Denure environed again.
The ultimate issue of this affair does not appear; but as the house of Cassilis are still in possession of the greater part of the feus and leases which belonged to Crossraguel Abbey, it is probable the talons of the King of Carrick were strong enough, in those disorderly times, to retain the prey which they had so mercilessly fixed upon.
MICHAEL Carrick admits he faces a "big challenge" to remain a firstteam regular at Manchester United, writes BEN RUMSBY.
MICHAEL CARRICK gets another chance to convince Sven-Goran Eriksson of the wisdom of playing a holding midfielder in the World Cup when he starts tonight's England 'B' friendly against Belarus, writes Dylan Hill.
COUNCILLOR Denis Landy, in Carrick Town, has been defending the very expensive public loo in Carrick-on-Suir.
CHRISTIAN DAILLY has pledged his future to West Ham but admits the club have no alternative but to cash in on Michael Carrick.
Warwickshire-based Carrick Sport has been appointed official tour operator for the 9th UCI Word Masters Track Cycling Championships at the Manchester Velodrome next month.
Campaign consultant Bill Carrick, who is leading Hahn's effort, said secessionists shouldn't criticize Hahn on the issue when they have not disclosed a full list their contributors.
event shakes the Arizona Veteran's Memorial Coliseum as "Y2K" fears dissipate Adult contemporary musical artists Julie Carrick and Kenyon Grey join hard rock acts King David and New Jerusalem at the Arizona Veteran's Memorial Coliseum for an event of mammoth proportions on Saturday, January 29, 2000 from 1 - 10 pm.