puttock

puttock

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

puttock

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

puttock

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obsolete Northern English an amount added to a scale to supply the weight that is lacking
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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
Patricia Docker, 25, Jemina McDonald, 32, and Helen Puttock, 29, all died after nights out at the city's Barrowland Ballroom.
Richie Puttock, of the Royal Marines Association, led the campaign to encourage troops to attend the funeral in Portsmouth, Hants.
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.
The Baby That Roared by Simon Puttock and Nadia Shireen, pounds 6.
At the festival, she was offering a similar activity in collaboration with two other leading picture book writers, Simon Puttock and Vivian French, in which children were invited to work in groups to devise a short play from a picture book.
Jecks' heroes Sir Baldwin De Furnshill and Simon Puttock are drawn into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse in the civil unrest surrounding the deposition of King Edward II by his wife Queen Isabella.
With Jecks's long-established, steadfast heroes Sir Baldwin De Furnshill and Simon Puttock, we are drawn into a deadly game of cat-andmouse with the unpredictable background of civil unrest surrounding the deposition of King Edward II by his wife Queen Isabella and her lover, Sir Roger Mortimer.
In February, dad-of-three Christian Puttock, 34, was stabbed to death outside his home by David Brown, 35, who in the weeks leading up to the attack had stopped taking his anti-psychotic drugs.