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n.1.One who, or that which, loosens.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Sancho kept spitting from time to time, and his spittle seemed somewhat ropy and dry, observing which the compassionate squire of the Grove said, "It seems to me that with all this talk of ours our tongues are sticking to the roofs of our mouths; but I have a pretty good loosener hanging from the saddle-bow of my horse," and getting up he came back the next minute with a large bota of wine and a pasty half a yard across; and this is no exaggeration, for it was made of a house rabbit so big that Sancho, as he handled it, took it to be made of a goat, not to say a kid, and looking at it he said, "And do you carry this with you, senor?"
A 78mph loosener delivered in a pullover was not what this Old Trafford crowd had signed up for.
Roy pierced the infield to take four from his loosener and Rashid departed again after five more runs from his next five balls.
"We were in on Sunday to freshen up, Monday was a loosener and we'll need to see who is available.
Chasing a short, wide loosener from local boy Alzarri Joseph the 32-yearold stretched too far and sent a thin edge sailing into Shane Dowrich's gloves.
When Jordan rested it took only one gentle loosener for Robinson to complete a five-wicket haul.
Jack Leaning soon followed without scoring when he went back to cut Stuart Meaker's first-ball loosener, only to chop a short delivery onto the base of his off stump.
Wales also have the added advantage of a gentle loosener with Uruguay while England and Australia open their World Cup campaigns against the bone-jarring tackling of a Fiji team on the up and celebrating being crowned Pacific Nations Cup kings with a victory over a Samoa side that came close to toppling the All Blacks last month.
64-6 - The first ball after tea brings yet another wicket, Jos Buttler's poor Ashes series continuing as he needlessly feathers a loosener from Johnson through to Nevill for his fourth catch behind the stumps.
The son of Exceed And Excel looked in top order in a loosener on the summer gallop and is set to mix it with the sprinters for the first time at Ascot tomorrow in the PwC Handicap.
The first ball of the innings was a leg stump loosener from Lance Ashworth QC that in-form Simon Barker tickled into the wicketkeeper's gloves - with the innings never recovering against some tight bowling.