pickin


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pickin

(ˈpɪkɪn)
n
W African a small child
[from Portuguese pequeno; see piccaninny]
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Matthew Pickin, Counterparty Risk Analyst at Infospectrum, told Gulf News by email the revision of the BMP4 is expected to have a "positive effect on the costs for some of the large operators.
Byline: TOM DAVIDSON AND JESSICA PICKIN newsdesk@walesonline.
Head Alison Pickin said: "We had a couple of technical issues with Skype, so Tanni kindly said she would come when she was next near Birmingham.
We ll if you appreciate a good sick day, then you will appreciate a good twanging country tune full of honesty, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo pickin .
Gary Pickin has joined fresh-baked Business and will be working to help organisations transform their business processes through the application of lean and 'six sigma' principles.
The Dulas Arms, Llanddulas The Britannia Band There will also be a pickin session and 'open mike' and will be looking for bands to perform
Arriving in Ladji's household in scene 5, he spits out his truth about Ladji's practice of child trafficking: "People talk say you look pickin sell Marabout Moulaye.
Better known as "pig pickin," this style of barbecue involves laying a whole barbecued hog on a table with diners picking and enjoying its tender meat.
Yet Colin stayed cool, kept on pickin up the points and ran out winner of our pounds 10,000 first prize.
This fine house, them fields you works so hard in, pickin us a last name - it don't count for nothin.
John "Chick" Pickin said: "I never wanted to spoil my conversation in the club with her, but today I don't mind her being in my conversation to enjoy it.