porlock


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porlock

(ˈpɔːlɒk)
vb
to interrupt or intrude at an awkward moment
References in classic literature ?
But if it is Porlock, then it must be something of the very first importance.
Porlock is important, not for himself, but for the great man with whom he is in touch.
Ah, yes--the so-called Porlock is a link in the chain some little way from its great attachment.
Anyhow, Friend Porlock is evidently scared out of his senses--kindly compare the writing in the note to that upon its envelope; which was done, he tells us, before this ill-omened visit.
It is more than likely that Porlock took his message from the old one.
Indy, a year-old cocker spaniel, was fortunate to suffer only minor injuries after falling off Hurlestone Point, near Porlock, Somerset, on Thursday.
All they knew was he had lived for a time in Porlock Road, Stourbridge, and worked as a Stanley Gibbons employee.
Savills, on behalf of a private client, has brought to market the four star Oaks Hotel in Porlock, Somerset at a guide price of 1.
Spectacular: The view towards Dunkery Beacon from Porlock Common, Exmoor National Park
Chuffing brilliant: The West Somerset Railway Wookey Hole Caves Spectacular: The view towards Dunkery Beacon, from Porlock Common, Exmoor National Park CHEDDAR GORGE
IONCE played cricket with Alex Kersey-Brown in Porlock, that beautiful coastal village in Somerset that is surrounded by the hills of Exmoor.
Among the cases dealt with by Teesside Magistrates' Court on August 3 were: Graham Snowdon, 48, of Porlock Road, Billingham, fined PS600 with PS145 costs for using a vehicle without insurance.