brass monkey


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Noun1.brass monkey - a metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships
pedestal, stand, base - a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"
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BRASS MONKEY WEATHER: Have you got any gloves, mum?
I set a new personal best in the Toronto Marathon, where I finished eighth and won the Brass Monkey Half Marathon.
Paddy Butler felt he was "a brass monkey, I was so far up the cold trainers' list", but that all changed thanks to winning owner Michelle Bryant, who rode Corlough Mountain to victory in the 1m4f amateur riders' handicap.
Janice Yates, of the Brass Monkey, said: "Had we known it was not enforceable we would have allowed our customers to keep on smoking.
SAILING: Liverpool Yacht Club had a 17-strong turn-out for their latest races in the Brass Monkey series but the gusting wind on the Mersey proved troublesome.
He's been a mover and shaker of many memorable partnerships and projects in folk music, working with the Albion Band, The Watersons, Steeleye Span, Brass Monkey and for many years touring with fiddle-player Dave Swarbrick.
In addition to the Brass Monkey controller, the web version update includes new explosions, updated graphics, new 3D cockpits, and three new lighting features.
Breweries taking part include Mallinsons (Lindley), The Nook (Holmfirth), Empire (Slaithwaite), Summer Wine Brewery (Honley), Golcar Brewery, Milltown (Milnsbridge) and Brass Monkey Brewery (Sowerby Bridge).
YAROD HAGOS opened up his yearly account with a runaway victory in the Brass Monkey Half-Marathon in York yesterday.
TWENTY THREE Marsh House athletes competed in the York Knavesmire Brass Monkey Half Marathon.
It may be brass monkey weather - but it's also beautiful.