slagheap


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Noun1.slagheap - pile of waste matter from coal mining etc
cumulation, heap, pile, agglomerate, cumulus, mound - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
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e 1/5th and 1/6th South Staordshire Regiment were enjoined to capture Big Willie and then move on to take a defensive site called Fosse 8, a mine at the base of a slagheap.
Ultimately, value is what drives an Internet currency either to the top of the pile or to the slagheap of history.
The playground was paid for with cash donated by Coventrians horrified when 116 children and 28 adults were killed by a slagheap which slipped down a mountainside in 1966.
Above Nine Mile Run stands Summerset at Frick Park, a progressive housing development built atop a former slagheap.
There were moving scenes as she made an address in the village of Aberfan where the collapse of a slagheap claimed the lives of 116 children and 28 adults in October 1966.
Crucially, Matthews and her team have taken great care to ensure that sourcing and developing small suppliers doesn't either drown them in the process, or leave them on the slagheap at the end of the Games.
19) Although 'batch' was an old word meaning hill or slope, in this area it had also come to mean a slagheap.
If the whip was banned on the run-in then, at a stroke, the spectacle of tired horses being beaten would be forever consigned to the slagheap of history.
Then apologise to the tens of thousands of lives they happily threw on the slagheap.