Coldstream


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Coldstream

(ˈkəʊldˌstriːm)
n
(Placename) a town in SE Scotland, in Scottish Borders on the English border: the Coldstream Guards were formed here (1660). Pop: 1813 (2001)
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Monk, always circumspect, stopped where he was, and placed his general quarters at Coldstream, on the Tweed.
As to Monk, if he had had to reflect, or if he did reflect, it must have been after a sad fashion, for history relates -- and that modest dame, it is well known, never lies -- history relates, that the day of his arrival at Coldstream search was made in vain throughout the place for a single sheep.
The Scotch, their distribution of barley being made, cared very little whether there was or was not any meat in Coldstream. Monk, little accustomed to barley-cakes, was hungry, and his staff, at least as hungry as himself, looked with anxiety right and left, to know what was being prepared for supper.
Monk ordered search to be made; his scouts had on arriving in the place found it deserted and the cupboards empty; upon butchers and bakers it was of no use depending in Coldstream. The smallest morsel of bread, then, could not be found for the general's table.
Do you know a man named Delaney in the Coldstream Guards?'
The next day it came out in the evening papers that Private Miles, of the Coldstream Guards, on duty outside Marlborough House, had deserted his post without leave, and was therefore courtmartialed.
Its range of 4x4s and SUVs can now be bought from DS Dalgleish & Son in Coldstream, Berwickshire.
Guardsman Talbot, of The 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, died on Sunday while on his first operational deployment, the Army said.
It is understood that Mathew Talbot, of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, was on patrol in Liwonde National Park on May 5 when he was killed by an elephant.
The Ministry of Defence confirmed that Mathew Talbot, pictured, of The 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, died in Malawi on Sunday.
Emerging from the Blood Gate of the Tower of London, the army of the Night's Watch marched with musicians from the Band of the Coldstream Guards and put on a dramatic sword performance.