Foot wall


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(Mining) the under wall of an inclosed vein.
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The original keep was there with its huge buttressed Saxon towers whose mighty fifteen foot walls were pierced with stairways and vaulted chambers, lighted by embrasures which, mere slits in the outer periphery of the walls, spread to larger dimensions within, some even attaining the area of small triangular chambers.
The purchaser plans to reopen the 288 foot wall of windows which has been blocked for over two decades and convert the properly to a production studio.
He climbed the 15- foot wall with the help of a grill door.
John Bothwick, Colin Cram and Craig Swan had scaled the seven foot wall and were hiding in the yard.
The Plains of Abraham event capped the tour with its largest performance yet, with an 800 foot wall, the scale of which hasn't been staged since Waters performed The Wall 22 years ago in Berlin to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Corfu Street in Birkenhead Is a tiny little Cul-de-Sac Just about a hundred feet If you walk from front to back The street has just five houses It takes no time to count them all The end of the road is cut across By an ugly six foot wall The neighbours got together Planted flowers and shrubs and stuff Wirral Council took one look at it And decided they'd had enough The very idea that residents Would put flower pots in their road Didn't they know that these actions Might break some silly council code?
THEY WOULD CONGREGATE LIKE A PACK OF HYNEAS AND SIMULTANEOUSLY RIDE INTO THE DEEP END, SOME ONLY MAKING IT THREE OR FOUR FEET UP A TEN FOOT WALL.
A SIX foot wall came tumbling down on top of a 61-year-old woman - trapping her underneath.
He was found in a yard at Manor Gardens, Seaton Delaval, surrounded by a seven foot wall, said Sara O'Neil, prosecuting at Bedlington Law Courts.
As her mother, Shirley Aiken, closed the back gate, a five foot wall collapsed on top of the girl burying her.
He leapt over a three- foot wall, tore through a wire fence, swam across a river and ran over a golf course and into woodland.
Utilizing laser-disc technology, the images on the 8-1/2 foot by 10-1/2 foot wall ran continuously throughout the two-week show.