Epping


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Epping

(ˈɛpɪŋ)
n
(Placename) a town in E England, in Essex, on the edge of Epping Forest: a residential centre for London. Pop: 9889 (2001)
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My eldest uncle John had left me an estate in land, near Epping, of about thirty pounds a year; and I had a long lease of the Black Bull in Fetter-Lane, which yielded me as much more; so that I was not in any danger of leaving my family upon the parish.
Here there were rumours of Martians at Epping, and news of the destruction of Waltham Abbey Powder Mills in a vain attempt to blow up one of the invaders.
In the year 1775, there stood upon the borders of Epping Forest, at a distance of about twelve miles from London--measuring from the Standard in Cornhill,' or rather from the spot on or near to which the Standard used to be in days of yore--a house of public entertainment called the Maypole; which fact was demonstrated to all such travellers as could neither read nor write (and at that time a vast number both of travellers and stay-at-homes were in this condition) by the emblem reared on the roadside over against the house, which, if not of those goodly proportions that Maypoles were wont to present in olden times, was a fair young ash, thirty feet in height, and straight as any arrow that ever English yeoman drew.
Yesterday Mr Wilkins, who is in his 50s, told the court that he picked up Tweed - and three other people - outside a nightclub in Epping in the early hours of May 5 last year.
Services: Calling hours are 3-7 p.m Friday, January 9 at Brewitt Funeral Service, 9 Pleasant Street, Epping, NH.
The Ems got on the board first in the third inning when Michael Epping doubled to score Abraham Aguilar and King followed with another double to drive in Jodam Rivera and Epping.
Although Epping won only over seven furlongs during her three-race career, stamina appears no problem for this son of dual Derby winner Galileo.
A lawyer appeared before a district judge sitting at Epping Magistrates Court in Epping, Essex, in an attempt to begin the action.
(ERRCO), Epping, N.H., and current secretary/treasurer of the CMRA, said at the end of the 2005 fiscal year the association had about 20 percent more revenue in its bank account from the previous year.
An inquest in Epping yesterday was told the tragedy happened after Mr Lubbock met Barrymore in a nightclub.
The new agreement is "a win for millimeter-wave science," says delegate John Whiteoak of the Australia Telescope National Facility in Epping.
CHARLOTTE, 21, EPPING, ESSEX Ingrowing hairs is a common problem and can be a nightmare.