bran tub

bran tub

n
(in Britain) a tub containing bran in which small wrapped gifts are hidden, used at parties, fairs, etc
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Weld is not the sort of trainer who finds his winners by a stroke of good luck at the bottom of a bran tub.
Can anyone recall Clarkson's Toy Shop where Katherine's is now with it's lucky dip bran tub, and Mr Clarkson's dolls hospital up Causey Street.
Four-year-old Isabelle Ashton and nine-year-old Maddie Ellis, |left, with Pauline Boothroyd, Sheila Hodson and Sheila Walker, trying their luck on the bran tub at Royds Hall, while other youngsters try their hand on the hook-a-duck stall, above
Not only does it run weather stories almost daily, it always dips into the hyperbole bran tub to see what "shock horror" headline it can pull out next.
Traditional entertainment in the colourfully decorated centre will include a bran tub, a tombola and a Christmas raffle.
There is, I have learned, a very short step betwixt sticking your hand in a bran tub and risking a month's wages on the spin of a roulette wheel.
6 THE game of chance in which the players pull out a concealed prize from a large bran tub is known as a "lucky .
From April 14-17, young visitors can also take a dip in the Palace House Bran Tub and on Easter Sunday all visitors can enter a free draw for an Easter Egg.
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But if Rag and Bone, the performance I joined last night, is anything to go by, then I'd be surprised if there's a single booby prize in the entire bran tub.