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Crockford

(ˈkrɒkfəd)
n
(Anglicanism) short for Crockford's Clerical Directory, the standard directory of living Anglican clergy
[C19: named after John Crockford (1823–65), clerk to Edward William Cox (1809–79), a lawyer who devised the directory]
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The third, who was at Crockford's all night, has just gone home to put a clean shirt on, and take a bottle or two of soda water, and will certainly be with us, in time to address the meeting.
Then, the gentleman who had been at Crockford's all night, and who looked something the worse about the eyes in consequence, came forward to tell his fellow-countrymen what a speech he meant to make in favour of that petition whenever it should be presented, and how desperately he meant to taunt the parliament if they rejected the bill; and to inform them also, that he regretted his honourable friends had not inserted a clause rendering the purchase of muffins and crumpets compulsory upon all classes of the community, which he --opposing all half-measures, and preferring to go the extreme animal-- pledged himself to propose and divide upon, in committee.
Abbott raced over speed bumps at 50mph, ignored give way signs, sped through a red light and went the wrong way round several traffic islands before coming to a standstill after a three mile pursuit in the middle of Crockford Road, West Bromwich.
Crockford further explored this in a post on herwebsite, in which she wrote: "The lie being told by Attenborough and the film crew is that 200-300 walruses fell during the time they were filming, while in fact they filmed only a few: polar bears were responsible for the majority of the carcasses shown on the beach below the cliff.
A son of Dawn Approach and Group 3-winner Maoineach, Thrifty One displayed a pleasing attitude when battling bravely to beat favourite Crockford on his debut.
The fact that runner-up Crockford is trained by Joseph O'Brien means he has a line into the strength of that form, but he doesn't have a line into the level of improvement Sky Seven is capable of, and it wouldn't need to be huge for him to make a big splash against these rivals.
Susan Crockford, a zoologist and adjunct professor of anthropology at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, also disputed the automatic connection between the terrible state of the bear and climate change, pointing out: "There are at least 11 natural causes of body condition loss for polar bears, including lack of experience hunting, competition from stronger bears, broken or rotting teeth, injuries from fighting, hunting and falls, illnesses (including cancers which cause muscle wastage), thick spring ice (fewer seals to hunt), thick snow over spring ice (seals hard to find) and not enough food for seals, meaning less food for polar bears the following spring."
"Low-impact exercise is generally defined as low load or low weight-bearing," says Jacque Crockford, MS, CSCS, a certified personal trainer and exercise physiology content manager at the American Council on Exercise.
"For most of Earth history our planet was populated with microbes, and projecting into the future they will likely be the stewards of the planet long after we are gone," Peter Crockford, the lead author of the study, added.
| Winning team members James Bradley, Anna Crockford and David Casebow, with IBERS lecturers Dr Iwan Owen and Dr Irene Griffiths PICTURE: ANTHONY PUGH