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n.1.(Naut.) A carack. See Carack.
Carrick bend
(Naut.) a kind of knot, used for bending together hawsers or other ropes.
Carrick bitts
(Naut.) the bitts which support the windlass.
- Totten.
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Bannatyne, secretary to John Knox, recounts a singular course of oppression practised on one of those titulars abbots, by the Earl of Cassilis in Ayrshire, whose extent of feudal influence was so wide that he was usually termed the King of Carrick.
For gif adultery, sacrilege, oppression, barbarous cruelty, and theft heaped upon theft, deserve hell, the great King of Carrick can no more escape hell for ever, than the imprudent Abbot escaped the fire for a season as follows.
The famous King of Carrick and his cooks perceiving the roast to be aneuch, commanded it to be tane fra the fire, and the Earl himself began the grace in this manner: `Benedicite, Jesus Maria, you are the most obstinate man that ever I saw; gif I had known that ye had been so stubborn, I would not for a thousand crowns have handled you so; I never did so to man before you.
The bruit flew fra Carrick to Galloway, and so suddenly assembled herd and hyre-man that pertained to the band of the Kennedies; and so within a few hours was the house of Denure environed again.
The ultimate issue of this affair does not appear; but as the house of Cassilis are still in possession of the greater part of the feus and leases which belonged to Crossraguel Abbey, it is probable the talons of the King of Carrick were strong enough, in those disorderly times, to retain the prey which they had so mercilessly fixed upon.
Manchester: Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick confirmed on Monday he will bring an end to his illustrious career at the end of the current season at the age of 36.
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THE great and the good will assemble to salute Michael Carrick at his Old Trafford testimonial today.
asasdasdasdasd MICHAEL CARRICK could stay at Old Trafford - in a dual role with Jose Mourinho's stars AND Manchester United's Under-23 side.
MICHAEL CARRICK is ready to prove his value to Manchester United in Saturday's crunch clash with arch-rivals Arsenal.
MICHAEL CARRICK admits this could be his last season playing for Manchester United.