five stones


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five stones

n
(Games, other than specified) the game of jacks played with five stones
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Next comes boy Jack, Tom Moody's son, who weighs five stone, measures eight-and-forty inches, and will never be any bigger.
The concluding novel in The Five Stones Trilogy begins with Chase, Evelyn, and Knox struggling through personal journeys in order to stop Dankar, the power-hungry Exorian Keeper, from taking the remaining three stones in Ayda, a magic-infused land shrouded from human view.
The Beagle has now dropped from five stones to 3st 3lb and is well on his way to achieving his ideal body weight of 2st 13lb.
Castleford utility back Roberts is giving away nine inches in height and more than five stones in weight to giant prop Masoe, who featured alongside him in the 2013 World Cup and last year's Four Nations.
Ceram-ics, video and sculptureall play a part in the display which takes its inspirationfrom the Duddo Five Stones, a stone circle in the North- umberland countryside.
None more so than that of our winner, Daniel Henderson, who has lost almost five stones during the course of the challenge.
A NURSE who ate less and less food died after her body weight dropped below five stones, an inquest heard.
STEPHEN Fry has told how gorillas jealously eyeing up his "man boobs" helped inspire him to lose five stones.
Ben Fletcher, 17, pictured now, and (inset) how he was last March before he shed five stones.
He had lost almost five stones after having his stomach stapled, was able to make cameos in exhibition matches and did some TV presenting.
In 1973 Hamburg, Germany, Gerhard Braun is upset because of an article in the American newspapers that refer to the five Stones of David.