n.1.(Zool.) A variety of pigeon, with a crest somewhat resembling the mane of a horse.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Local character" Mick Finnikin, 68, who died of a heart attack last year, told friends of his wishes after previous health scares.
Readers who enjoy the fantastical or pseudo mythology of Melina Marchetta's Finnikin of the Rock (Candlewick, 2010/VOYA April 2010) and the dreaminess of Tom McNeal's Far Far Away (Random House, 2013/VOYA August 2013) will enjoy this unique tale."
R v Hiscoe, 2013 NSCA 48 at paras 69-78, 297 CCC (3d) 35 [Hiscoe]; R v Finnikin, [2009] OJ No 6016 (available on CanLII), (Ont Sup Ct); R v McBean, 2011 ONSC 878, 228 CRR (2d) 11; R v Little, [2009] OJ No 3278 (available on CanLII), (Ont Sup Ct); R v D'Annunzio, [2010] OJ No 4333, 224 CRR (2d) 221 (Ont Sup Ct).
Kane Polwin, 12, Kaya Murray, 12, Lana Finnikin, 11, and Tricia Solly, 22, used to like Jordan.
In the Rhine Ringbeater, and in the now extinct breed known as the Finnikin, the male flies in circular paths over the female (Nicolai 1976).
Finnikin of the Rock is an accomplished and powerful fantasy novel that deals with the complexities of truth, justice and displacement of peoples.
Formula Two: Heat 1: James Baguley; Andy Ford; James Morris; James Irving; Darren Kitson; Barry Goldin; Rob Mitchell; Stuart Finnikin; Heat 2: Gwyn Miller; Steve Wycherley; Chris Eaton; Mark Sergeant; John Wright; Mark Froggatt; Jonathan Gibson; Mark Gardner.
Not to be outdone, the smaller engined Formula Twos put on a Skeg-splendid show with Leek's Stuart Finnikin winning the last chance qualifier and the UK Shale Championship.
there was an entertaining battle in the Consolation race between Dave Johnson, Frankie Wainman Senior and Craig Finnikin with Finnikin snatching victory on the last bend with Hinckley "SuperStar" Paul Hines taking advantage to claim second place.
Debbie Rowe was also a clear winner in the triple jump reaching 12.10m, 30cm ahead of Evette Finnikin of Shaftesbury Barnet.
** MARCHETTA, Melina Finnikin of the Rock Viking, 2008 399pp $24.95 pbk ISBN 9780670072811 SCIS 1381966