Hills Hoist


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Hills Hoist

(hɪlz)
n
trademark an Australian brand of rotary clothesline
[C20: named after its inventor, Lance Hills (1902–86)]
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The local kids take a power drill to his shell, and he's left tied to the backyard Hills hoist lest he try to escape.
Mr Weatherill said Hills is a great South Australian success story, from the iconic Hills Hoist, the company has become a leader in delivering technology and communications solutions into homes, hospitals, businesses and governments.
Nobel-prize winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn and her work on telomeres is ignored while famous inventions such as the Coolgardie safe and early refrigeration, the Victa mower and the Hills Hoist are not included (although they may be in Home).
Those who couldn't visit the exhibition were able to enjoy a selection of items online on a website that attracted over six and half million hits, with visitors particularly fascinated by the story of Lindy Chamberlain and the enigma of that great Australian icon, the Hills Hoist, closely followed by the convict uniform, Ned Kelly and the bombing of Darwin.
The South Australian company behind one of the nation s most famous inventions, the Hills Hoist, is to establish two new technology development centres in Adelaide - where the inventions of tomorrow will be born.
It was summer, Australia, back yard, a hills hoist dipped in ragged
High on the list of options is the derby in the capital between London Chargers and Hammersmith Hills Hoists.
In an all-time first for the Challenge Cup, London Chargers were drawn at home against Hammersmith Hills Hoists in an all-capital fixture.
The full list of first round draw numbers is: 1 Askham, 2 Batley Boys, 3 Beverley, 4 Bradford Dudley Hill, 5 British Army, 6 British Police, 7 Crosfields, 8 Distington, 9 Drighlington, 10 East Leeds, 11 Featherstone Lions, 12 Hammersmith Hills Hoists, 13 Hensingham, 14 Hindley, 15 Huddersfield Underbank Rangers, 16 Hull University, 17 Hunslet Club Parkside, 18 Hunslet Warriors, 19 Kells, 20 Leigh Miners, 21 Lock Lane, 22.
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