fretter


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fretter

(ˈfrɛtə)
n
a person who, or thing which, frets
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He had taken to the girl from the first day, when he had driven over to the Flats to meet her, and she had smiled and waved to him from the train, crying out, "You must be Ethan!" as she jumped down with her bundles, while he reflected, looking over her slight person: "She don't look much on housework, but she ain't a fretter, anyhow." But it was not only that the coming to his house of a bit of hopeful young life was like the lighting of a fire on a cold hearth.
In helically coiled, anisostrophic gastropods, paired muscle attachment scars are reported in adult shells in several Palaeozoic platyceratoideans and rarely in pleurotomarioideans, but at the present day they are also present in some extant vetigastropods, neritomorphans, patellogastropods and a few caengastropods (Fretter & Graham 1994; Ponder & Lindberg 1997).
Copulation in most species is followed by internal fertilization, with the transfer of sperm to the female assisted by "nurse cells" (Fretter & Graham 1962, Borkowski 1971).
With Jon Richardson being such a world-renowned fretter, he must be worried that every review for his new show will mention Room 101.
Life can only get fretter JON RICHARDSON: ULTIMATE WORRIER DAVE, 10pm IF, LIKE comic Jon Richardson, you worry about everything, this new show will probably not do you any favours.
princeps has a spiny shell, height from 7.6 to 15.2 cm and whirl count 6 or 9; edge of lip armed with long, hollow and frondlike spines; is gonochoristic and the gonad with the digestive gland occupies the visceral coils (Fretter, 1984); distributes from the Gulf of California to Peru inhabiting moderately shallow waters (Keen, 1971; Morris, 1976).
He first saved from Colton Fretter as he stormed through on goal to find himself one-on-one, and Nie made a superb double save as he blocked Tim Wallace on the rebound.
Colton Fretter made it 3-0 (9.18) resulting in Stewart calling an early time-out.
Steelers were without suspended Colton Fretter and Joonas Ronnberg, who has returned to his native Finland.
For example, Thomas suggests that Mary Prince's application to join London's Fretter Lane Moravian congregation is evidence that "her conversion was more than nominal or instrumental in worldly terms, that Moravianism satisfied some of her spiritual and personal needs" (p.
I'm actually a fretter, or someone who overreacts when it comes to risks and dangers.
Staff and residents hold a party at Elizabeth House for Carol Fretter who retired.