n.1.A breviary; a prayer book.
By God and by this porthors I you swear.
- Chaucer.
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10) I have recently taken issue with the way in which public power was assumed to have worked in early medieval Spain, and the fact that such assumptions rest upon accepting its restraining influence, in Portass, R.
For the notion that their authority may have translated into something resembling regulation of the village world, see Portass, <<The Contours and Contexts>>, pp.
The transformation was the work of movie make-up artist Geoff Portass, who worked on Hellraiser and Hellraiser 2.
He was given the key appointment, along with his symbol of authority, the Drum Major's mace, from his predecessor Sergeant Dave Portass, also from Darlington.