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n.1.A pilgrim's staff.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Next to her sat, on her right, Sir Thomas Burdon, a Radical member of Parliament, who followed his leader in public life and in private life followed the best cooks, dining with the Tories and thinking with the Liberals, in accordance with a wise and well-known rule.
"I am told, on excellent authority, that her father keeps an American dry-goods store," said Sir Thomas Burdon, looking supercilious.
Lee Burdon, of Tristram Avenue, Durham, was driving a Ford Transit minibus that was involved in a collision with a lorry on the A34 southbound near Sutton Scotney in Hampshire, at about 4.30am on Monday, February 26.
Lee Burdon, 20, was doing around 92mph in a minibus when it hit a lorry and rolled twice.
Lee Burdon caused the death of his colleague in a high-speed crash with a lorry in Hampshire after driving for several hours while under the influence of the drug.
Results: 1st Luc Burnip M U23, 16-59; 4th Philip Hewitt 2nd M, 18-00; 7th Edward Pritchard 3rd M, 18-59; 10th Damian McQueen 3rd M40, 19-34; 12th Sean McCaffrey, 1st M50, 19:41; 18th Jon Burdon M40, 21-07; 19th Liz Woodfield 1st F40, 21-17; 20th Matthew Rose M45, 21-20; 24th Philip Hobbs 2nd M50, 22-40; 27th Robert Dickinson M45, 23-15; 33th Philip Hanson, 2nd M60, 24-12; 40th Debbie Beck 3rd F45, 26-09; 44th Becky Burdon 2nd F40, 26-51; 46th, Alison Smith 3rd F40, 27-06; 51th John Philpott M60, 29-00; 52nd Jessica Burdon 1st FJ U16, 29-22; 59th Tracey Courtney 3rd F, 35-22.
AS the launch event for the Great Exhibition of the North gets under way today, two genre-defining artists - Eric Burdon and George Benson - make eagerly awaited return visits to Tyneside.
Lt George Burdon McKean, who was born in Willington,County Durham, was awarded the Victoria Cross for his "conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty" during a raid on enemy trenches on April 27 and 28 1918.
Los Angeles, CA, November 09, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Singer/Songwriter Eric Burdon (The Animals -WAR) will be guest hosting America's most-listened-to pet talk, Animal Radio, on November 18th.
Five months ago, Lilli Burdon was a middling middle distance runner on an elite college program, struggling to have a breakthrough on the track.
Customer Derri Burdon was so disappointed with her Christmas meal at the Whistling Wren in Leigh, she took to Facebook to share her experience.