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merse

(mɜːs; Scottish mɛrs)
n
1. (Physical Geography) low level ground by a river or shore, often alluvial and fertile
2. (Physical Geography) a marsh
[Old English merse marsh]

Merse

(mɜːs; Scottish mɛrs)
n
(Placename) the Merse a fertile lowland area of SE Scotland, in the Scottish Borders, north of the Tweed
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Out on the merse we are picking up almost daily sightings of ospreys perched on driftwood tucking into a fish with both peregrine falcons and marsh harriers hunting over the marshes.
Merse is concerned about facing West Brom, admitting that it would be better for Villa to play them in the final.
Ever since Christmas 2011, Merse has, well, revelled in a particular metaphor.
But an Old Bailey jury found him guilty of murder, along with his machete-wielding friend Merse Dikanda, 24.
Caerau secretary David Hooper, who helped pull off the coup, smiled: "When Merse first arrived he got out of the car and started limping.
SOCCER Saturday legend Jeff Stelling: "Jose Mourinho said, 'I'm prepared to to every type of critic, the stupid ones.' Merse, do you see any improvement?"
So when Merse has a pop at pushy touchline dads who put undue pressure on young parks players, you should sit up and take notice.
Those fans can now join Jeff, Kammy, Charlie, Thommo, Merse and Le Tiss as they look back on some of their favourite soccer escapades.
David and Margaret wish to express their sincere thanks to all family and friends for kindness and support following the sad loss of William (Bill), special thanks to Doctors and Nurses of the Merse Practice for their continued support to Bill whilst at home, doctors and nurses in Borders General Hospital and latterly the dedicated team who cared for him in The Knoll Hospital, Duns.
"How can you understand a brand unless you im- merse yourself in it wholeheartedly?" people ask.
I'm a fan of Merse because he's funny and was a helluva player, but I hope he's wrong and Tommo right!
Merse spotted his drinking buddies in the Park Lane end as he came over to take a corner and shouted: "It's your round after the game." The lads laughed - but irate home fans surrounded them, believing they were Gooners.