Axminster

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Ax·min·ster

 (ăks′mĭn′stər)
n.
A carpet with stiff backing and a soft, colorful cut pile usually arranged in a complex pattern.

[After Axminster, a town of southwest England.]
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Fiona, from Axminster, Devon, added: "I needed to get my spark back, feel comfortable walking down the street and needed to be me again!
On Tuesday, he was picked up by police at Honiton, just 10 miles from his home in Axminster, Devon, after a member of the public spotted him on a train.
Thank you media for raising disappearance deep gratitude friends Arthur Heeler-Frood had been missing from his home in Axminster, Devon, for more than two months but was found just ten miles away in Honiton on Tuesday.
The court heard Rotaru skipped bail while under investigation for one such fraud, in Axminster, Devon, in 2011.
The blaze, which happened just after 10pm on Tuesday, has left the River Cottage team at the chef's headquarters in Axminster, Devon, "shocked and upset".
David Wastell, Axminster, Devon UK, Triarchy Press, 2011
Mary Murtagh stayed in Evanses at Dalwood, near Axminster, Devon. It sleeps five and is priced from pounds 277 per week, available through Helpful Holidays.
Most calls were made at weekends between 6pm and 1am between Axminster, Devon, and Newquay, Cornwall, though police believe some were made from West Dorset.
Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset: Mrs P Laws (Winford, Somerset) Kerry Hill: R & R Powell (Welshpool, Powys) Dorset Down: W D Burrough & Sons Ltd, Axminster, Devon.
Firemen cut the unconscious woman, a passenger in the car, from the wreckage near Axminster, Devon.The 38-year-old driver was also injured, but not as seriously, as the Saab 900 smashed through the fence and into dense woodland.
Pilot Patrick Mackey, from Axminster, Devon, died in the crash, which happened when his twin engine Piper Seneca crashed on take-off while leaving Newmarket racecourse for a meeting at Goodwood on Thursday.