ankle biter


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ankle biter

n
slang Austral a child
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They had a rock, or a Beast to be precise, at the heart of defence, a tough tackling ankle biter in Jay Harris in midfield and up front Danny Wright and Mathias Pogba would tenderize defenders.
This warm, knitted Christmas pudding hat and mitts will make sure your little ankle biter looks good enough to eat.
The ankle biter of the auto industry, the drop-top version of the Passion is as easy to maneuver as it is to afford.
Utterly winning film, with a lead perf by ankle biter Dong Bowen that will charm the hardest heart, should manage to ride on the rep of Mainland director Zhang Yuan ("Beijing Bastards," "Seventeen Years") into quality situations with festival and critics' help.
He was an ankle biter on the field and an annoying wee bugger but he was brilliant - and brave.
In came former Celtic winger Brian McLaughlin to form a pint-sized pairing with fellow ankle biter James Grady.
There were so many kids and families out I slightly regretted not bringing the ankle biters but Herself doesn't like us drinking in front of them.
And now ankle biters can see the much-loved characters live as they take to the road in this national live arena tour, headed by Justin Fletcher.