puttock

puttock

(ˈpʌtək)
n
1. (Animals) dialect Brit a bird of prey, esp the buzzard and the red kite
2. informal a greedy person

puttock

(ˈpʌtək)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical obsolete (in square-rigged sailing vessels) a short shroud connecting the lower shrouds with the top

puttock

(ˈpʌtək)
n
obsolete Northern English an amount added to a scale to supply the weight that is lacking
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James Puttock, 47, told the Guardian his neighbour was "very quiet".
With the maximum allowable nonprescription level of its active ingredient, PainBloc24 has the ability to deactivate more nerve fibers per dose than any other brand, says Jeremy Puttock, Vizuri general manager and vice president of the company's Consumer Healthcare division.
The sale size has also been identified as a factor influencing stumpage prices (Jackson 1987) as was distance to mill (Huang and Buongiorno 1986, MacKay and Baughman 1996, Puttock et al.
Police Sgt Matt Puttock has patrolled the area for years and loves it.
The festival has once again attracted a fantastic line-up including Western Australia's food ambassador Don Hancey, media personality Verity James and two of Australia's best-known cooks and TV personalities, Anna Gare and Tobie Puttock.
Danny Weston is the winner of the Older Readers (12-16) category for his title The Piper; Ross MacKenzie is the winner of the Younger Readers (eight-11) category for The Nowehere Emporium and Simon Puttock and illustrator Ali Pye are the winners of the Bookbug Readers (three-seven) for Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School.
Those taking part in school visits during the festival are Steve Hartley, author of Danny Baker Record Breaker, poet and performer Paul Cookson, Guy Bass, Rob Lewis, Simon Puttock, Kate Fox, Craig Bradley and John Hegley.
Poets Craig Bradley and Paul Cookson have also been invited as well as Guy Bass, the award-winning author of the Stitch Head series, Rob Lewis, a highly accomplished author and illustrator, Simon Puttock, author of The Baby That Roared and Edinburgh Fringe regular John Hegley.
20 Warwickshire phrases 20 Warwickshire phrases Apricock - Apricot Bloodboltered - Covered in blood Caggie-handed - Left-handed De Di - Ice Cream Englut - Eat greedily Fadge - To suit Fap - Drunk Firk - Reprimand / scold Honey-stalks - Clover Intpinse - Mess, confusion, tangle Ronvon - Derisive word for a woman Knap - To hit Mammock - To break or tear Ninny - A fool or nincompoop Puttock - A kite Ronvon - Derisive word for a woman Rheumy - Moist Swinge-buckler - A bully Unpregnant - Inane Wall-eyed - Shocked Zany - Crazy buffoonery
2006), moose require 40-50% of an area to be comprised of suitable habitat with regenerating woody stems essential for late-summer and winter forage, 5-10% in nonforested, macrophyte-rich wetlands necessary for summer forage, and 5-55% comprising dense forest stands critical for thermal cover in late winter and summer months (Renecker and Hudson 1986, Schwab and Pitt 1991, Puttock et al.