merrythought


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mer·ry·thought

 (mĕr′ē-thôt′)
n. Chiefly British
A wishbone.

merrythought

(ˈmɛrɪˌθɔːt)
n
(Cookery) Brit a less common word for wishbone
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A merrythought is a rare name for which part of a bird?
1607), (1) Old Merrythought, perhaps best described as a burlesque character whose life is given over to song and mirth, sings the following lines:
Today's free event, which will include heritage talks and walks as well as donkey rides in Merrythought Village, will run from noon until 5pm.
In the 1990s, Merrythought re-issued a limited edition replica of Mr Whoppit, with his original red jacket sporting the Bluebird motif.
Athletes condemned the trade as racist and demanded that the Olympic Games contract with manufacturers Merrythought should be scrapped.
Probably English, the auctioneer reckons possibly Merrythought and made in the 1920s, Super Ted comes to the Liverpool sale from a private home on the Wirral.
Mr Holmes, 56, grandson of the founder, said that the costs of running Merrythought Toys for a month are the same as operating a toy factory in China for a year.
RECREATIONS of Pooh have been made by Enesco, Beswick, Royal Doulton, Border Fine Arts, Merrythought, Gund and Halcyon Days.
For instance, when Mistress Merrythought in Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher's Knight of the Burning Pestle receives a vehement lecture rather than the expected aid from Venturewell, she curses, "let him keep his wind to cool his porridge" (4.
From Paddington and Winnie the Pooh through the collectable toys made by Steiff, Merrythought and Co, to the humble favourite Ted, threadbare from cuddling, there's delight here for bear lovers everywhere.
300-year-old Salts Healthcare from Birmingham, who design and manufacture stoma care products, and teddy bear firm Merrythought from Ironbridge, have produced Medibear, a special collectable bear that is given to people, both young and old, who are going through or are post stoma surgery.
Midland firms have won around pounds 530 million worth of Olympic contracts, including Acme Whistles, Birmingham, Zaun Fencing, Wolverhampton, Slick Seating, Redditch, Golden Bear Toys, Telford, which makes two of the mascots, Premier Group, Coventry, which manufactured 8,000 torches and Merrythought of Ironbridge.