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pilcher

(ˈpɪltʃə)
n
1. archaic a scabbard for a sword, or a similar outer covering
2. censorious archaic an insignificant or worthless person
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) papermaking a thick covering layer of felts that is used to absorb water when paper is in the press during the production process
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It being there a festival day, each had something extraordinary allowed him; the choicest part of our entertainments was two pilchers, which were admired because they came from Portugal.
Survivors include two children, Tom Franks and Kim Franks Matthews and husband George; seven grandchildren, Ryan (Ashley) Franks, Amanda (Charles) Holland, Liz (Joey) Pilcher, Walker (Charli) Franks, Tyler (Andy) Buck, Allie (Edward) Coble and Jemison Matthews; 18 great-grandchildren, Will Holland, Graham Holland, Jack Holland, Elle, Cece, Parker and Saige Franks, Fin, Saylor and Coy Pilcher, Perry, Graye, Harris and Rowen Franks, Walker and Hattie Buck, and Clara Jane and George Coble; and daughter-in-law, Nanette Franks.
DAVE Pilcher was the most successful Penarth SAC member of 2015 and carried off the Senior Aggregate Trophy at the club's annual presentation night.
Chuckling at sitcoms could give viewers' muscles a workout, Dr Helen Pilcher of the Comedy Research Project claimed.
Dr Helen Pilcher and Timandra Harkness are a science comedy double act "who aim to prove that science can be funny".
The report has been written by Dr Helen Pilcher and Timandra Harkness from the Comedy Research Project.
Joanna Pilcher It's a great achievement by Victoria Pendleton to get round and finish a race.
She idolised dad and she was really Ellie's second cousin Maureen Pilcher, 49, said the family were Maureen Pilcher, second cousin "too shocked and devastated to talk".
Joshua Pilcher was an American fur trader who in 1829-30 accompanied the York Factory Express across Athabasca Pass and through what is now Jasper National Park.
Our study explored how sleep habits and self-control are interwoven and sleep habits and self-control may work together to affect a persons daily functioning," said one of the study authors June Pilcher, professor at Clemson University in the US.
Our study explored how sleep habits and self-control are interwoven and sleep habits and self-control may work together to affect a persons dail one of the study authors June Pilcher, professor at Clemson University in the US.
One of the things (the Sundance/Women in Film study) found is that as the level of financing for films increased, the opportunities for women decreased," says Lydia Dean Pilcher, founder and co-chair (along with producer Deborah Calla) of the Women's Impact Network and national vice president of motion pictures for the PGA.