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1. (Placename) of or relating to the Aran Islands
2. (Textiles) made of thick undyed wool with its natural oils retained: an Aran sweater.


(ˈfɪʃ ər mən)

n., pl. -men,
adj. n.
1. a person who fishes.
2. a ship used in fishing.
3. Also, fish′er•man's. of or designating a knitting pattern primarily of cable-stitches.
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But Aran said Ali 'is clutching at straws as his days are numbered'.
Pointing to the production of over 45 million square meters of machine-made carpets in Aran and Bidgol last year, the official said the region ranks first in term of weaving carpets in Iran.
ARAN Additive Manufacturing Department has earned the AS9100 certificate for the production of plastic parts using additive manufacturing.
But when Dr Aran told the group to leave her alone, Beere attacked his victim, which left him needing hospital treatment.
He then pushed Dr Aran to his shoulder and the girlfriend tried to calm things down, but that didn't work.
Col Bin Aran pointed out that the radars had already been installed on the emirate's roads but the system was developed and upgraded only recently to curb heavy vehicle violations.
Aran lives with his mother and two more siblings and the seeming isolation of their existence is left to the reader's imagination.
Aran Cucine also takes pride in their commitment to sustainable living and is attentive to the quality of their products and environmental impacts of their manufacturing processes.
Aran Insurance Services Group co-founder and chair, Tim Kenny, said, 'We value the opportunity to partner with Lloyd's and look forward to working together to develop new programs for Aran's subsidiary MiniCo Insurance Agency.
30pm, when Aran - who has never previously learnt any Manx - will attempt a live conversation in Manx with Adrian Cain, Manx Language Officer for Culture Vannin.
Fay said she pleaded with Bigelow to let 9-year-old Aran go, but Bigelow would not, and walked away.
Aran Thomas is crowned British Under 15 shot put champion