clatch

clatch

(klætʃ; Scottish klɑːtʃ)
n
1. a squelching sound
2. a sloppy piece of work
3. a sloppy mass: a clatch of sludge.
vb (tr)
to make in a sloppy way
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In the running are Half Deaf Clatch from Anlaby, near Hull, Street Corner Blues from Carlisle, How Askew from Newcastle, The Sugar B's from Hartlepool, The Hookahs from Ashington and Tom Adams from Brampton, Cumbria.
CompuCyte's iColor instrument should be an invaluable tool for researchers studying the molecular biology of cancer and for clinicians treating cancer patients," remarked Richard Clatch, MD, PhD, Director of Hematopathology at Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, Illinois.
They beat How Askew from Newcastle, The Sugar Bs from Teesside, The Hookahs from Ashington, Tom Adams from Brampton and Half Deaf Clatch from near Hull in a hard-fought musical fight at Redcar Blues Club.
Acts listed to appear are How Askew, Sheik Your Mojo, Lee Bates & Billy Newton, Half Deaf Clatch, John Whitehill's Groove-A-Matics and Greg Wilson & the Big Caffeine Fix.
A "bipartisan" clatch of four Republican senators, Joseph Lieberman, and Democrat Mark Begich--whose Alaskan caribou might just about be in range of the Nork rocket--took the occasion to demand more money for Star Wars.
The building's inexpensive rents and proximity to the state capitol have made it a haven for the clatch of public interest and grassroots organizations that lobby the California Legislature.
CLATCH clobber; the vast amount of junk glaciologists in particular carry around